You might have seen sticker comments on Facebook that go like ‘SUP‘ or ‘SSUP‘. Maybe you are familiar with this term because of other social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, WhatsApp, Telegram, Snapchat, and other chatting platforms.
There are a lot of people that don’t know the meaning of this word. Actually, this is not a proper word but an abbreviation of a word. In this article, I will tell you the meaning, full form, and history behind the abbreviation ‘SSUP‘ and other popular abbreviations like this.
What is SSUP, is it actually a word?
So the answer is Yes! Ssup is a word that is commonly used while chatting online. The word Ssup is an abbreviation or short form of saying ‘What’s Up?’. For those who don’t even know what ‘What’s Up’ is, the word itself is an abbreviation or a new way of asking ‘what’s going on‘ in the English language in a much shorter way.
How To Answer Ssup?
When a person asks you ‘Ssup’ or ‘what’s up?’ He wants to know what is going on in your life presently. To answer this you can say,
- “Everything is good, what about you?” if you want to answer briefly.
- “Nothing much”
- “It’s alright “
- “Not much”
- “Nothing much”
- “Not much, you?”
You can also add details like your work, how your family is doing, and other such things depending on your relationship with others.
Why is Ssup so popular?
Well, the answer is a bit difficult because nowadays GenZ to Millennials all use such fun abbreviations. So one cannot say that a particular generation invented this word but we all can agree that social media made such terms popular.
Social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook use such abbreviations more regularly than Whatsapp, Twitter and telegram because Facebook and Instagram have particular stickers for such slang.
What are other popular Slangs like Ssup?
There is a never-ending list of such popular social media slang but here are a few to begin with. You can use it on different occasions and can keep up with the fast-changing world.
TTYL: Talk to you later (use it while ending a conversation)
TYAL: Thank you a lot (use it to thank the person you are chatting with)
W8: Wait (use it to make people stay online for you)
Zzzz… : Sleeping or bored (use it to let people know that you are sleeping or not in the mood to chat)
CUL: See you later (use it to take a break from the chat for a while)
OMG: Oh my God (it is an exclamation that can be used to show excitement)
BF: Best friend / Boy Friend (it is the shorter term for the relationship of another person with you same as GF that means GirlFriend)
LOL: Laughing out loud (use this abbreviation when something is funny)
HAND: Have a nice day (use this to wish someone a good day)
OTW: On the way (use this abbreviation to say that you are on your way to reaching the location of the chatter or concerned in the matter)
So this article was about what is the meaning of SSUP or SUP which is a commonly used abbreviation among teenagers and people who use Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and other online chatting sites.