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7 Things That Happen When Parents Text

Just because cell phones have changed a "little" since their Nokia 5110

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1. They just don't get the modern "lingo"

It's okay Mom, on fleek does kinda sound like a euphemism for dope weed

It's okay Mom, on fleek does kinda sound like a euphemism for dope weed

2. Or their lingo just isn't modern enough

No character limit = no need for excessive abbreviations

No character limit = no need for excessive abbreviations

3. They think that the more words, the better

I know there aren't any character limits, but no one wants to read a text message long enough to be a book

I know there aren't any character limits, but no one wants to read a text message long enough to be a book

4. They don't get your subtle *hints*

When will parents learn that texting isn't in the words anymore

When will parents learn that texting isn't in the words anymore

5. ....even in emoticon form

'cmon guys, it's not that hard

'cmon guys, it's not that hard

6. They look a little too far into emoticons

Emoticons aren't a free for all. There are rules.

Emoticons aren't a free for all. There are rules.

7. They don't quite understand their textual connotation

caps=shoutingLaughing face=joke/sarcasmand so on... What's so hard to get?

caps=shouting

Laughing face=joke/sarcasm

and so on...

What's so hard to get?

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