The acronym is OVER as it accounts for just 1.9 per cent of ‘e-laughter’ according to a new survey by Facebook (and is probably used more by our mums than anyone else we know).
But over text, expressions of mirth are a minefield.
ELLEUK breaks down what each one means...
OK, I’m done with this banter now and need to get back to work. DO NOT RESPOND.
I am trying to be cute-slash-cheeky but actually sound like a Japanese school girl or the creepy clown hiding under your bed in a horror movie.
You have said something mildly amusing, which I just do not have the energy to engage with.
I am a seriously cool digital native and I do not care that you have to google ‘what does TM stand for?’ before responding. That in itself is TM.
I am like, more ironic than Alanis Morrisette right now, as indicated by my use of inverted commas and also the unicycle that I probably ride around Victoria Park.
Wow. That was actually funny. Well done YOU.
Literally, cannot be bothered.
‘Last night was Megaloz’ = ‘Had a decent night thanks mainly to that second bottle of Malbec, the great lighting for selfies in the loo, and the fact my Uber got me home before midnight’.
Yes, I am over the age of 30
I really hope you didn’t take my last text seriously. Damn you sarcasm!
I have just discovered Made In Chelsea on 4OD.
Sorry fell asleep on my keyboard...