So what? Is it because we're worried that txt msg shorthands like these will rot their brains?
JK TTYL BRB IDK
TY BTW TFN LOL
And I find this really funny, because this usually comes straight from the same demo of people who actively use all of these shorthands that were popular way before the advent of the txt msg.
FYI MIA TBA TGIF DIY PS
MYOB TBD ASAP TLC
So... let's see how well we all do at shorthand -- both shortcuts made popular by IM'ing and txt-ing... and also "older" business-y type shorthand...
The answers are posted at netlingo.com's website (click on the title to get to the answers)