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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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K Okay
KK Okay, okay
KB Kick butt
KBD Keyboard
KEYA Key you later
KEYME Key me when you get in
KFY Kiss for you
KHYF Know how you feel
KIA Killed in action
KIA Know it all
KIR Keep it real
KISS Keep it simple stupid
KIT Keep in touch
KMP Keep me posted
KO Knock out
KPC Keeping parents clueless
KUTGW Keep up the good work
KWIM Know what I mean?
KYFC Keep your fingers crossed

VERSION 2: Phrases followed by Texting Code

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