Of course, like us, most people can look these up online to determine their meaning, but “Doin’ It Well” thought we’d help our readers out by providing a cheat sheet for quick reference.
Sometimes abbreviations are ignored, especially if someone doesn’t know what they mean.
Language constantly changes and it can be difficult to stay on top of it.
Recently a friend of ours suggested that we write about abbreviations used in personal ads.
Not surprisingly, there are a number of different codes used in online ads, some for soliciting sexual activity while others are used simply as descriptors.
If you’re in a chat room, and someone types “c2c,” you might google “c2c” online and think the person might be talking about rail train service to London, or asking if you “care to chat.” If, however, they are looking for cam to cam action or cock to cock play, you might be caught off guard.
In addition, there is pressure around being in the know with current lingo around sex.