Psst! 'BRB' Is Out - Here's The Text Speak You Need To Know

Make sure you're up with the times with 10 of the most popular text phrases from the next generation, plus the abbreviations you should have ditched by now...

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Text speak evolves faster than any other form of language and it can be hard work keeping up with the latest abbreviations and slang.

Do you know your 'fleek' from your 'NSFW'? Don't worry if you don't know what we're talking about because we've got a breakdown of 10 of the most popular text phrases used right now below.

    1. Fleek – Looking good

    2. FOMO – Fear of missing out

    3. Bae – Before Anyone Else (a term of affection)

    4. ICYMI – In case you missed it

    5. Deadout – Rubbish or tired

    6. Thirsty – Looking for attention

    7. NSFW – Not safe for work

    8. 1NAM - One in a million

    9. 404 - I don't know

    10. LMGTFY - Let Me Google That For You

That's not all you need to know though because as well as all these new terms, you need to get rid of the ones no-one uses anymore.

Make sure you're not caught using 'gr8', 'brb' or 'rolf'. They might have been big back when we first started texting, but not anymore!

        1. TXT – Text

        2. GR8 – Great

        3. M8 – Mate

        4. BRB – Be right back

        5. ROFL – Rolling on the floor laughing

        6. BBZ – Babes

        7. L8RZ – See you later

        8. GTG – Got to go

        9. Enuf – Enough

        10. TTYL – Talk to you later