You think you know all of the text abbreviations...until you don't. 

Each generation develops its own vocabulary as text speak and acronyms continuously evolve. 

One minute you're LOLing (laughing out loud) and the next you've got FOMO (fear of missing out) because you have no idea what is going on.

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Whether you're trying to keep up with your kids or prove you're still young at heart, you've come to the right place.

Do you know your ROFLs from your TGIFs? Put your knowledge to the test with our ultimate quiz.

Take our text abbreviations quiz

How did you get on? Let us know in the comments.

Our quiz follows a recent study by Currys which delved into the technologically confusing realm of acronyms.

The team tried to uncover the text expressions that are becoming outdated and might be seen as old-fashioned in 2024.

The survey of over 2000 Brits also aimed to highlight which acronyms are most recognisable.

Surprisingly, 58% admitted to having misunderstood an acronym in the past. 

One of the best examples is when LOL is misinterpreted as 'lots of love" rather than saying that something is very funny.

Unfortunately for many of us, LOL is one of the acronyms that are considered outdated, according to a quarter of Brits in the study.

A sizeable 20% of respondents also considered LMAO (laugh my a** off) and YOLO (you only live once) as old. 

34% of the Gen Z respondents also consider G2G/ GTG (got to go) as old and 31% think ROFL ( rolling on the floor laughing) as past it. 

The study also demonstrated that many people in the older generations are left puzzled by contemporary acronyms.

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38% of Brits believe that acronyms should be exclusive to those under 25, according to the research.

Which abbreviations are causing the most confusion then?

In the UK, the top three least-known acronyms used today are TNTL (trying not to laugh) which is recognised by only 3%; LBR (let’s be real), understood by just 4%; and SNM (say no more), a slang phrase indicating complete understanding, recognised by only 7% of those surveyed.