And please note: We will not tolerate abusive comments, racism, personal attacks, or bullying.That’s why we take our time to read every comment before it is posted.There are a number of online resources for parents to learn the slang being used, but it's important to remember that there's no one dictionary.
Last year, Planned Parenthood launched a national service for online chat and text that has been answering questions just like these.
A few more interesting tidbits: Text PPINFO, or click the Chat Now button on the Planned Parenthood website to be connected to someone who can answer your questions.
And if you have an urgent medical question, please contact your doctor or a local health center.
We’re here to help you stay informed, but only a medical professional can advise you on personal health concerns.
But what if we told you that is text code for ecstasy?
And a message that says, "Has anyone seen Tina" …that's code for meth. "I want a quart of Ben and Jerry's" actually refers to the drug Ice.
This new language makes it easier for children and teens to text, e-mail, talk in chat rooms, blog or to post things on-line that only those privy to the language can understand. Here you can actually translate by typing in the complete acronyms you are trying to figure out.
They also have a page of the top 25 Internet slang terms that all moms and dads should know.
Planned Parenthood reported at the American Public Health Association meeting that there have been over 264,000 chats and texts so far.