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28 Internet Acronyms Parents Probably Don’t Know

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Monitoring internet usage for teens may have just gotten a little trickier for parents than they know. Of course, most parents are up to date with commonly used acronyms like “LOL,” “LMAO” and “WYD,” but what about “IWSN,” “GNOC” and “NIFOC” for slang?

Never heard of them? Well, as parent you can only hope to never see them in your teen’s chats because they mean “I want sex now,” “Get naked on camera” and “Naked in front of camera.”

CNN writer Kelly Wallace uncovered the meanings of teen internet slang in her article “28 Internet acronyms every parent should know.” While some of the acronyms are innocent enough, others can be shorthand for sex, drugs and alcohol.

Take a look at the acronyms below and head over to CNN for the full article.

1. IWSN – I want sex now

2. GNOC – Get naked on camera

3. NIFOC – Naked in front of computer

4. PIR – Parent in room

5 CU46 – See you for sex

6. 53X – Sex

7. 9 – Parent watching

8. 99 – Parent gone

9. 1174 – Party meeting place

10. THOT – That hoe over there

11. CID – Acid (the drug)

12. Broken – Hungover from alcohol

13. 420 – Marijuana

14. POS – Parent over shoulder

15. SUGARPIC – Suggestive or erotic photo

16. KOTL – Kiss on the lips

17. (L)MIRL – Let’s meet in real life

18. PRON – Porn

19. TDTM – Talk dirty to me

20. 8 – Oral sex

21. CD9 – Parents around/Code 9

22. IPN – I’m posting naked

23. LH6 – Let’s have sex

24. WTTP – Want to trade pictures?

25. DOC – Drug of choice

26. TWD – Texting while driving

27. GYPO – Get your pants off

28. KPC– Keeping parents clueless

Have you ever seen any of these or were you able to guess them? Let us know in the comments!

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