Daily Archives: 16 July 2009

Sk8er Boy (Avril Lavigne)

Avril Lavigne is a Canadian pop singer who started making records at the age of 16. One of her most famous hits is ‘Skater boy’ or ‘Sk8ter boy’ in modern slang. The abbreviations are quite common in slang as well as in sms messages.

8-) Try it! After listening the song, can you translate (transl8) the abbreviations?


active8     4 2
gr8 b4 g2g      
l8r 4eva      ur

Do you know any other sms abbreviations in English?