Text Slang for Baby Boomers from The New Yorker Magazine

I thought young and old would find this amusing, especially the references the young people don’t understand. 🙂

http://www.newyorker.com/humor/2011/08/15/110815sh_shouts_sorensen

NSR = Need some roughage

T4W = Time for whiskey

TXT L8R = Can’t find reading glasses

WWIS = What was I saying?

IV-NV = My kid’s going to big-name college, neighbors jealous

JDTV? = Which channel has a Judi Dench movie tonight?

3dickPM = Read three detective novels this afternoon

M = Margaritaville

X2EZ = Crossword puzzle too easy

WILMA! = Lost my keys

WSWS = Wearing socks with sandals

RxV–>BW = Got Viagra prescription, just need Barry White cassettes

GOTMG = Going out to mulch garden

VROOM! = Got tires rotated

RB<DM = Russell Brand is no Dudley Moore

80/20 = Spouse doing more and more of the talking

NPR = Sleep aid; no prescription required

ARF 🙂 = Dogs don’t talk

]CVG[ = Stuck in Conversational Vise-Grip

DdoTH = Don’t do the Hustle, ever

VCR Rut = Watching “Caddyshack” tonight

M = Mojitoville

Ahhh = Memorable smoke smell wafting from my kids’ rooms

Brrr = Wearing socks to bed

TN2WMP = Trying not to wet my pants

PNP = Peeing in pants

SEXTING? = We sure as hell didn’t need smartphones to get laid

[——] = Another funeral, can’t play poker/bridge/Scrabble ♦

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