These Dutch Text Abbreviations Will Have You ROTFLOL Posted by tiffany on Jul 26, 2013 in Dutch Vocabulary
Ours is an age of abbreviations. No matter what we’re doing, we want the short cut. And one of the first places that was reflected was in our communication with one another.
Can you imagine a time before LOL and BRB and L8TR and CU? It’s difficult isn’t it?
If you’re anything like me, you long for the days when words didn’t include digits or bear a strong resemblance to hieroglyphics.
But this post…
This post is for the people who are with the times, people who want to get with the times, and people (like myself) who should probably just get over themselves and get with the times.
While the Dutch have indeed borrowed many English abbreviations, they’ve also got loads of their own.
How do you feel about chattaal? What other afkortingen have you spotted that we can add to the list? Let us know in the comments!
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