142 – I hate you
143 – I love you
420 – Marijuana reference
ASL – Age, sex, location
Code 9 = Parents are around
Cyberbully – The use of e-mail, instant messaging, chat rooms, pagers, cell phones or other forms of information technology to deliberately harass, threaten or intimidate someone. It includes such acts as making threats, sending provocative insults, posting provocative photographs, racial and ethnic slurs, gay bashing and attempting to infect the victim’s computer wit a virus and flooding e-mail inboxes with messages.
IMEZRU = I am easy, are you?
K4Y = Kiss for you
KPC = Keeping parents clueless
LMIRL = Lets meet in real life
MOS – Mom over shoulder
P911 – Parent Alert
PAL – Parents are listening
PAW – Parents are watching
Sexting – Sending sexually explicit photos electronically primarily between cell phones. It is practiced by many young people, even children as young as middle-school age. This practice has consequences:
- Severe embarrassment when these photos are forwarded to others who were not supposed to see them.
- Prosecution /charges for Child Pornography.
- Nothing put on the web really ever goes away.
Smurf – Someone sent to perform a certain task. Usually someone sent to purchase medication to use in preparing crack.
Throwaway kid – A child who is asked to leave home with only the clothes on his/her back. Oftentimes, these children do not have the street-survival skills to make it on their own and become ripe for exploitation by older and more sophisticated street people.
TDTM – Talk dirty to me
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