Thanks Lob, think I'll refrain from reverting back to my teens though and continue to use propa (!) English.
That channel on Sky (UTV or something?), the one with the UK hip hop on all the time, has all the SMS that people send in scrolling along the bottom and it drives me up the wall.
How much time can you really save by writing SFA instead of sofa or WNA instead of wanna or want to!?