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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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NA Not applicable
N No
N/A Not applicable
N/T No text
NOOB Newbie
N1 Nice one;  No one
N2M Not too much;  Not to mention
NADT Not a damn thing
NATO No action, talk only
NAZ Name, address and Zip
NB Never been
NBD No big deal
NBFAB Not bad for a beginner
NBIF No basis in fact
NBS No bull ----
NC Nice crib
NCG New college graduate
NCNS No call no show
ND No deal
NE Any
NE1 Anyone
NE1H Anyone here?
NEWS North, East, West, South
NFI No freakin idea
NFM Not for me
NFS Network files system
NFS Not for sale
NHOM Never heard of him/her
NIGI Now I get it
NIM No internal message
NIMJD Not in my job description
NIMQ Not in my queue
NIMY Never in a million years
NINO No input, no output
NISM Need I say more?
NITL Not in this lifetime
NIYWD Not in your wildest dreams
NM Never mind
NM Nothing much
NM Nice move
NMH Not much here
NMU Not much, you?
NME Enemy
NMH Not much here
NMP Not my problem
NMTE Now more than ever
NMU Not much, you?
NN No need;   Not now
NNR Need not respond
NNWW Nudge, nudge, wink, wink
NO Not online
NOA Not online anymore
NOFI No offence intended
NOYM None of your business
NP No problem
NQA No questions asked
NR No reason
NR Not really
NRN No reply necessary
NSA No strings attached
NT Next time
NT Not there
NTA Not this again
NTH Nothing
NTIM Not that it matters
NTK Nice to know
NTM Not that much
NTMU Nice to meet you
NTW Not to worry
NUB New person to game
NUFF Enough
NUFFS Enough said
NVM Never mind
NVR Never
NVNG Nothing ventured, nothing gained
NW No way
NWO No way out
NWOT New without tags
NWR Not work related
NWT New with tags
NYC Not your concern

VERSION 2: Phrases followed by Texting Code

a b c d e f g h i j k l m
n o p q r s t u v w x y z