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Cracking the code

"BRB."

"MOS."

"GTG."

Believe it or not, your child just had an entire conversation!  Ever try looking over his shoulder while he was banging this gibberish out on a keyboard to a friend?  

It is the language of the internet age, created by kids and proliferated by the instant messaging generation and it's leaving bewildered parents in the dust.

One web site is getting a lot of press for helping parents (like you?) to decode this "net slang."  They've got a built in "translator" and a handy glossary you can print out and take with you so that you can decode the text message on your prodigy's cell phone.

Check it out and let us know what you think:  http://www.noslang.com

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