Sunday, August 22, 2010

Are you SITD?

SITD - Still in the Dark

Have you seen or heard this acronym when your teens or coworkers are around? Well it may be time to self educate, come into the light, and be an involved adult when it comes to acronymese.

Net Lingo provides links for the Top 50 Internet Acronyms Parents Should Know and Top 50 More Acronyms Every Parent Should Know.

Do you know all of the acronyms on those lists? Then check out The List of Chat Acronyms & Text Message Shorthand or at least bookmark it for future reference. NetLingo even asks for your input if an acronym is missing from the list.

Exchange Parent for Adult and the opportunity to self educate about a jargon you did not grow up with but may need to be aware of presents itself, regardless of your role as an educator, employer, parent, and/or community member. 

While you may never know all the acronyms, jargon, and abbreviations used by teens/coworkers make yourself aware rather than excusing it as just teen speak or water cooler jargon. 

More Will Be Revealed Later

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