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Text Messaging/Chat Abbreviations

Text Messaging/Chat Abbreviations
Updated April 28, 2016 / Posted March 01, 2004 By Vangie Beal This chat guide lists more than 1,450 text message and online chat abbreviations to help you translate today's texting lingo. With the popularity and rise in online text-based communications, such as Facebook, Twitter, instant messaging, email, Internet and online gaming services, chat rooms, discussion boards and mobile phone text messaging (SMS), came the emergence of a new texting language, tailored to the immediacy and compactness of these new communication media. While it does seem incredible that there are thousands of text abbreviations, keep in mind that different chat abbreviations are used by different groups of people. For example, online gamers are likely to use chat abbreviations not used by a financial blogger. 1,451 Online Chat and Text Message Abbreviations A quick note: To keep our chat guide user-friendly for all ages, some inappropriate words have been edited to include an alternate meaning.

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Text Chat Emotions Main » Quick Reference » Posted May 21, 2009 Use a Smiley Face to Show Emotion in Text Messages and Online Chat A smiley face (also called a smiley or emoticon) is used in text-based communications to convey an emotion, much in the same way we use body language. Text smiley faces are used in the same way that a person's voice or facial expression changes when having a face-to-face conversation with someone. For example, if you were joking with someone and sent a text message saying GAL (meaning "get a life") the person receiving your message would think you are making a rude comment. If you send the same message with a happy text smiley face : ) following the text abbreviation, the person would understand you were smiling when you sent the message (meaning you were joking with them).

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Researchers "Translate" Bat Talk. Turns Out, They Argue—A Lot Plenty of animals communicate with one another, at least in a general way—wolves howl to each other, birds sing and dance to attract mates and big cats mark their territory with urine. But researchers at Tel Aviv University recently discovered that when at least one species communicates, it gets very specific. Egyptian fruit bats, it turns out, aren’t just making high pitched squeals when they gather together in their roosts. They’re communicating specific problems, reports Bob Yirka at About - FOLD What is FOLD? FOLD is an authoring and publishing platform for creating modular, multimedia stories. Authors can search for and add “context cards” to their stories directly within the platform. Context cards can contain everything from videos, maps, tweets, music, interactive visualizations, and more. Can I write a story? Absolutely!

Unraveling the Internet’s oldest and weirdest mystery By Kevin Morris on March 22nd, 2015 Spam. It’s the Internet’s most resilient parasite. Millions of messages pollute the Web’s pipes every day. Grow a monster penis. How Were Hieroglyphics Deciphered? How were Hieroglyphics deciphered? Steve Theodore: It was a tricky task, which defied several centuries of effort. Hieroglyphic writing was a very complex, ambiguous system mixing at least four different styles of encoding: Alphabetic: Some signs represent a single sound like they do in modern Latin scripts.Syllabic: Some signs represent a whole syllable, not just a single "letter" (in fact, some represent two syllables).Ideographic: Some signs represent an entire idea.Determinative: To help distinguish between the first three, some signs are there to tell the reader how to read other signs; they don’t represent individual words or sounds.

10-essential-european-gestures-to-learn-before-your-next-trip?email=puhnner@hotmail I’ll never forget one of the first nights I went out in Barcelona in a group of Americans and locals. One of them, a guy called Nacho, was telling us about the best places around for drinks and dancing, often describing the vibe with his hands—without using actual words. At that point in my life, I was fluent in Spanish but not in Spanish hand gestures, so translating Nacho’s opinions was all but impossible. The whole situation was more than a little confusing, but hilarious on the whole, and that was that. The more I travel, the more I notice that there’s more to communication than spoken words. Twisted textile cords may contain clues to Inca messages Animal-hair cords dating to the late 1700s contain a writing system that might generate insights into how the Inca communicated, a new study suggests. Researchers have long wondered whether some twisted and knotted cords from the Inca Empire, which ran from 1400 to 1532, represent a kind of writing about events and people. Many scholars suspect that these textile artifacts, known as khipus, mainly recorded decimal numbers in an accounting system.

How well can information be stored from the beginning to the end of time? (—Information can never be stored perfectly. Whether on a CD, a hard disk drive, or a piece of papyrus, technological imperfections create noise that limits the preservation of information over time. But even if you had a perfect storage medium with zero imperfections, there would still be fundamental limits placed on information storage due to the laws of physics that govern the evolution of the universe ever since the Big Bang. But what exactly these fundamental limits are is still unclear. In a new paper published in the New Journal of Physics, Stefano Mancini and Roberto Pierini at the University of Camerino and INFN in Italy, along with Mark M. Wilde at Louisiana State University, have investigated these fundamental limits to preserving information on a literally cosmic scale.

Inside The First Audio Library of Alcohol-Addled Speech (Which Just Might Help Stop Drunk Driving) You get into your car at 3 a.m., sometime in the not-so-distant future, and it won't turn on. It senses It asks how you're doing (okay), what you ate for dinner (good-but-not-great pad thai) and whether the Leafs won or lost that night's hockey game (the latter, but what else is new).