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Family Daze: Learning a whole new language — the ‘IM’ speak

by Debbie Farmer

Several years ago we got our first computer, and although I love surfing the internet, shopping on line, exchanging email, and all that, there is something I have come to miss: English. 
This is because on top of the usual teenage slang, there is now a completely different language to keep track of called Instant Messenger Speak, or as we’ve come to know it better, “IM” for

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