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Author: R. Strucel.  This reference was created for Globalrph to help translate occasional texting codes that appear sporadically in correspondence from friends, colleagues, and other professionals. At least once a month I receive messages from younger professionals that are difficult to decipher based on the presence of several texting shorthand abbreviations.   I had the author create two separate versions.  The primary version simply lists the acronym followed by the definition.  The alternative version lists the phrase / translation first and the texting code that represents the phrase.

VERSION 1: Texting acronym followed by the translation

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F Female
F2F Face to face
FAAK Falling asleep at keyboard
FAQ Frequently asked questions
FAWC For anyone who cares
FBI Freaking brilliant idea
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
FBOW For better or worse
FC Fingers crossed
FCFS First come first served
FCOL For crying out loud
FE Fatal error
FF Friends forever
FFA Free for all
FFOD Fist full of dollars
FIFO First in first out
FITB Fill in the blanks
FOAF Friend of a friend
FOC Free of charge
FOFL Falling on the floor laughing
FOGC Fear of getting caught
FOMC Fell off my chair
FOMCL Fell of my chair laughing
FONE Phony
FORD Fix or repair daily
FOS Full of ----
FS For sale
FSBO For sale by owner
FSR For some reason
FT Full time
FT Full term
FTASB Faster than a speeding bullet
FTBOMH From the bottom of my heart
FTE Full time employee
FTF Face to face
FTTB For the time being
FW Forward
FWB Friends with benefits
FWD Forward
FWIW For what it's worth
FWM Fine with me
FYA For your amusement
FYEO For your eyes only
FYF From your friend
FYH Follow your heart
FYI For your information
FYM For your misinformation

VERSION 2: Phrases followed by Texting Code

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