Top 10 terms every parent of teenagers should know

Updated: 08/08/2017 by Computer Hope

terms parent teenagerBelow is a listing of what we believe should be the top terms or lingo parents of teenagers should know. Knowing these terms can help you relate more with your child as well as help identify if they are hiding something from you.

Term Meaning
FOS
MOS
P911
PAL
PAW
PIR
PRW
TOS
CD9
Code9
Parent, teacher, or other adult watching.
ASL
MorF
RUMORF
ASL or A/S/L is the same as asking another user their Age, Sex, and Location. In chat MorF or RUMORF is used to ask if male or female.
143
459
ILU
I love you text message code.
F2F
LMIRL
MIRL
RL
Face to Face, as in lets meet in person. May also use MIRL, LMIRL, or RL, which is short for requesting to meet in real-life.
420 Marijuana or other drug related text message code.
Sexting
8
Term used to describe the act of sending sexual, explicit, or pornographic messages or photos over a text message. The numeric code 8 is also used as code for oral sex.
GNOC
GYPO
NIFOC
Get naked on cam. Also, NIFOC is short for naked in front of computer and GYPO, which is short for get your pant's off.
KPC Keep Parents Clueless.
RUH
IWSN
Are you Horny?
S2R
STR
Send to Receive, used when asking for someone's picture to get theirs.

Tip: Computer Hope has hundreds of other used shorthand terms and chat slang listed as well as a dictionary of over 14,000 computer related terms.