- leet + -speak (Wiktionary)
“For the uninitiated, in 'leetspeak' 1337 translates to 'leet' or 'elite.”
“How leetspeak is leaking into our everyday lives, how macros can save you PC time, and how the iPhone can foil criminals:”
“The Wikipedia entry on "leetspeak" -- a simple substitution code that is part of hacker/SMS/IM jargon -- is amazingly complete and full of fun facts:”
“I guess I’d rewrite it all in leetspeak, just to make it more interesting.”
“Thus, they originally went to a hidden HTML system by sending emails with nonexistent HTML tags - penis - but when people got wise to that, they simply started talking in leetspeak.”
“If you are new to this phenomenon and don't know how to "leetspeak" then you can learn from Anil Dash or use the following chart (via) as a guide.”
“We will help you to decode this new teen slang known as "leetspeak" ...”
“And just ahead on CNN SATURDAY MORNING, the online lingo known "leetspeak" "leetspeak" decoded.”
“It's called "leetspeak" and we an expert in it to talk about it.”
“For example, nearly everyone knows that LOL means laugh out loud, but Internet safety experts say parents should understand that certain "leetspeak" acronyms are red flags that an online chat is moving into dangerous territory.”
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We can thank Orwell's Newspeak for the combining form -speak.
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