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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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M4C Meet for coffee
M8 Mate
MA Mature audience
MB Message board
MBN Must be nice
MEH So-so
MEZ Mesmerize
MF My friend
MHOTY My hat's off to you
MIA Missing in action
MIHAP May I have your attention please?
MITIN More info than I needed
MKOP My kind of place
MLAS My lips are sealed
MMD Made my day
MMDAR Make my dreams a reality
MMHA2U My most humble apologies to you
MMM Made me mad
MMMU My mind's made up
MMYT Mail me your thoughts
MO Move on
MO Modus operandi
MOF Matter of fact
MOM Mind over matter
MOP Moment please
MOTD Message of the day
MRA Moving right along
MSG Message
MSMD Monkey see monkey do
MTF More to follow
MUA Multiple unsuccessful attempts
MUBAR Messed up beyond all recognition
MUSM Missing you so much
MVA Motor vehicle accident
MWBRL More will be revealed later
MYB Mind your business
MYL Mind your language
MYM Mind your manners
MYOB Mind your own business

VERSION 2: Phrases followed by Texting Code

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