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14 Millennial Abbreviations You Should Have Memorized

October 7, 2015 by Rachel Gulmi
shefinds | Style

Millennials have a very specific way of talking. With the obsession of social media and texting, millennials use a lot of abbreviations to communicate and it could be a tad confusing for someone who’s out of the loop. Just for reference, a millennial is anyone born between the years 1982-2004. Here are 14 millennial abbreviations that you should commit to memory.

BAE: before anyone else

FOMO: fear of missing out

FTW: for the win

HBD: happy birthday

ICYMI: in case you missed it

IMO: in my opinion

IRL: in real life

LMK: let me know

MYOB: mind your own business

NSFW: not safe for work

OOTD: outfit of the day

SMH: shaking my head

TBH: to be honest

YOLO: you only live once

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