Do you understand the title of this post?

Don’t worry if you don’t. You are not alone. Not many people understand all the intricacies of “textspeak”.

Textspeak /ˈtɛkstspiːk/ is a style of writing which some people use in text messages. It consists of abbreviations, acronyms, initials, emoticons, and so on.

Here is a page from a book used to teach English in Finnish highschools with a fun exercise to help you get better at textspeak.

Click here to see the page...

How much of the conversation do you understand? If you like to test your knowledge of textspeak and learn more, here is a quiz for you:


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