|Online Jargon, Chat lingo, Internet slang|
Get a hang on net Jargon, Chat lingo and internet slang. Know the meaning and trend of abbreviated language followed in the online world.
Teenagers have a separate language of their own. Its the net lingo, the slang for the internet chatting, updating status messages on social networking sites an din emails and techy jargon that they use to maintain secrecy in their world of conversations!
Speaking a common language is essential especially when you are among a crowd of different origins and regions. Common communication is essential when you to had to put across your thought to someone in the right way so that they also perceive it in the same way that you have mentioned.
Languages not only differ with regions but also, with the growing technology, a new word is added in to the urban dictionary every day. Now the world has no time to say something in full. Its full of abbreviations. The trend is set and be it in SMS (short messaging service), emails, chats, or on social networking status messages and tweeting, the language exchanged in short, sweet, simple and secretive says the teens!
Abbreviated chat language, slang
SMS lingo is more predominant among youngsters And the reason for adding many abbreviated words in to the urban dictionary is for the very same reason to make it short and sweet.
This commonly called as a 'lingo' is a predominant usage among youngsters is mainly popular since it is not understood by the grown-ups.
Sending sms through Mobiles is considered as a quick delivery of a message. Especially when you text your message really short lingo. This also became very famous among the instant messenger chatting and in e-mails, and also on the internet. When you see any comments or even an article written by a user who is not involving in writing anything very professional one could see the usage of sms lingo.
Net Jargon, Chat lingo and internet slang
Now with the increase in the social networking sites, this lingo started to increase more. This introduction of lingo's, united many youngsters irrespective of the language they speak. SMS texting lingo and internet advent led to many lingo words like msg – short for message, gr8 – for great, wknd- 'weekend', hand - is abbreviated for 'have a nice day', 'gtg – got to go', brb- 'be right back', ttyl – 'talk to you later' take care – 'tc'. Single letter communication has also become very famous like two – has become '2', you – as 'u', see as – 'c', for – as '4', like wise, forget – as '4gt'. People say that he restricted number of words that one can post as their views or comments online in sites like Twitter, Face book, led to the slang even more.
Cultural Lingo, slang & terms
There are even cultural lingos like 'Oye', a slang used by many college goers, especially if they are in a multi-clutured atmosphere. “Kudiye', 'Soniyo', 'Machi', 'Mamu', 'Babe', 'Dude' and girls that has become 'Gurls' are the common usage to call someone instead of their name.
Few words also has many variations which is used among their peers, like good morning is just 'GM' for many, whereas, 'gudmrng' to few, 'gudam' for certain others. Same way good night is 'GN', 'gudnt', gudpm'
From the days of addressing someone as 'Madam' & 'Monsieur ' has changed to lingo of 'guys & gurls out there'. Though not being formal and respectable, it’s accepted by many. 'Yes & no' which were considered as formal answers when talking to your superior or elder person has now become 'ya' & 'nah'. These words, which don’t have a formal meaning are generally not used as a speaker’s dialect, are called slang lingo words. Nobody actually knows the origin of these slang lingo words. Some say that they have learnt the ‘lingo in their respective colleges, just when they gossip with their friends.
Chatting lingo's are becoming a craze among the teenagers, who spend their waking hours in front of the online medium. They use slang and lingo like 'imao' which is abbreviated for 'In my arrogant opinion', rofl - ' rolling of the floor', lol – 'laughing out loud'. 'imnsho' – 'In My Not So Humble Opinion'. BRB – is used as both be right back and bath room break too.
College Slang, lingo
Some common words that have emerged as ‘College Lingo’ are 'princy' called for the principal, 'lec' for 'lecturer', 'calci' for 'calculator', dumbo referred to 'the nerd of a class' or even as a 'geek' and many more to go. A dumb person who is fit for nothing is often called a 'Loser' showing the symbol 'L' shaped, with their fingers, keeping on their heads. People also use 'L' for being lame, when someone gives lame excuses and PJ means 'Poor jokes', when nobody laughs at your rather bad joke. They even call someone who behaves strange as 'Wierdo' or 'weirdo'. One could also hear certain lingo like 'He/She is giving me creeps!', if a person's behavior seems to be different. Few students create their own secret common code for certain situations. Certain words are popular in a particular group or in a college. The list goes infinite.
Custom -made slang, lingo
An engineering student says that they use the term 'Biscuit' to denote to something, that is not believed by that group when someone pronounces about something which is exaggerated. For example, if a person, a fellow student probably says that he has booked a Ferrari , and if it’s very obvious that one cannot believe it for that moment the group replies saying, ‘Are you trying to throw biscuits at me!?!’ This is precisely how this word is used.
People are so addicted to this language that many college professors, lecturers and school teachers complain about the usage of the language in their answer papers and submissions at school and college by the students.
With the growing rage of this, teen would fill in their forms in the category of Mother tongue as lingo rather than mentioning if it’s English, Tamil, or Hindi! If you want to check the meaning of these growing lingo words, do not look up for in a Websters' or an 'Oxford' dictionary but one could add or even find meanings for the lingo words in 'Urban Dictionary'.