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Posted 10 December 2014 - 10:50 AM

Good article to keep us old people parents keyed in to what our kids are texting about.


PIR, GNOC: Texting Acronyms Parents 

Spotted your teen texting about wanting to “KPC”? It’s not a typo about hitting Kentucky Fried Chicken. She’s more likely intent on “keeping parents clueless.” As many parents are just now discovering, there’s a veritable dictionary of acronyms like this one, created for that exact purpose, and used widely online in social media and texting apps.

Cool Mom Tech’s cheat sheet includes more lingo about concealing activity from mom and dad:

PIR = Parent in room
PAL = Parents are Listening
AITR = Adult in the room
PAW = Parents are Watching
PA or PA911 = Parent Alert
CD9 or Code 9 = Parent around
99 = Parent gone
303 = Mom

But the above acronyms aren’t the most concerning when it comes to teens, Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) program manager Denise DeRosa tells Yahoo Parenting. It’s the sex stuff. And the list of lingo about sexual activity is long – not to mention, graphic...

more at https://www.yahoo.co...4771112752.html


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