French Internet Slang: How to Chat Online Like a Native

French Internet Slang: How to Chat Online Like a Native

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You just received your first instant message from your new French pal!

Excitedly, you take a look.

That excitement quickly turns into perplexed frustration once you read the first line:

          Cc cv twa?

Before you can even begin to decipher it, a second line pops up:

TLM x ke tu es choouu!

What?! You’ve studied a great deal of French grammar, everyday slang and even idioms, “So why don’t I know what the heck this means?” you ask yourself.

The French tend to shorten many words down to the bare minimum when chatting online or sending a text message – even down to just one letter! And this can make for a few headaches and choice expletives when trying to communicate, which is why this guide will be so helpful in making sense of it all.

Here are some handy tips and common internet slang that you…

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