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Welcome to the age of Millennials.

What is a Millennial you may ask? Millennials are defined as individuals who reached their adulthood around the 21st century. You more than likely know, or have met a millennial at least once in your life, so let's see if you can keep up with their way of communicating with one another.

Step one: Acquire a cellular device- preferably an iPhone.

Step two: Gather your squad in a group chat.

Step three: Commence your abbreviations of as many words as you can!

I've added a few below to help you get started:

  • HRU? - How are you?
  • SUP - What's up?
  • NMU - Not much, you?
  • BRO - Friend/ buddy
  • HBU - How about you?
  • TY - Thank you
  • YW - You're welcome
  • LOL - Laugh out loud (not to be mistaken for Lots of love)
  • YOLO - You only live once (A millennial favourite)
  • BAE - Before anyone else (Typically used when talking about your Significant Other)
  • BYE - Get out of town (That's right, not actually used for saying "good-bye")
  • DM- Direct message
  • BFF- Best friend forever
  • NBD- No big deal
  • TBH- To be honest
  • UBER - Super/ lots of
  • TTYL - Talk to you later
  • TIL - Today I learned (You can now use this to start your own conversation!)
  • Bonus: # (Try asking the millennial in your life what this symbol is called, I promise the answer will NOT be 'pound key')
  • Double bonus: EMOJI'S! ???

There you have it! Your basics to DM your BAE and BFF's. It's really NBD and TBH this was UBER fun 4 me, TTYL ?
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