Texting . Only a few short years ago, no one knew what that was. Now, everyone is doing it. Texting involves using a phone, or other device, to send a text message to another mobile device. In other words, it is sort of like instant messaging for your phone. However, because you are using a telephone, you don't usually have a full keyboard at your disposal. Instead, you have to type your message using the numbers on your phone, each of which is associated with a letter. To save time and energy and avoid carpal tunnel of the thumbs, hundreds of different texting slang words and abbreviations ave come into play. The problem is, there's so many, if you don't know them all, you might think someone is speaking a foreign language! Never fear, though, because here is a list to help you figure out just what on Earth you BFF texted you!