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Interpreting Internet Slang & Symbols

Interpreting Internet slang can be difficult for a parent. It's a new language, a new world of encoded meanings. Parents may discover their children living in a world separated from them by a series of uninterpretable language and symbols.

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In general, there are a series of language structure rules used in the construction and interpretation of Internet slang:

The above explanation comes from Microsoft

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