“So I wrote down a guide to the language the kids use.It might not get on to the linguistics reading list for a while, but it could help staff-student communication.” Miss Tobin believes that the guide could help improve staff-student communication.Shipping originated in the world of fandoms, which are groups of hardcore fans of movies, books, and television shows.According to the ridiculousy comprehensive fandom slang guides of the internet, the word derives from "relationshipper," typically shortened to just "shipper." Relationshippers are people who care deeply about the romantic relationships between their favorite characters — and sometimes, celebrities or even the people in their own lives.“Meaning is not an exact science, but depends on mutual agreement between reader and writer, speaker and listener, teenager and adult.” However, teachers and academics are already complaining that Teenglish and “textmessage speak” are creeping into formal work. Woop woop: a noise made to denote happiness or congratulate someone.
Miss Tobin said: “So after we students explained IM-ing – when you ‘talk’ to friends online via instant messaging – I started to think: do adults ever wonder if it's a good thing when a student says they "got owned"?“Kids often use the word when talking about [characters from] TV shows and movies, but it’s also become a slang term for describing any two people that you want to get together,” Michael explained.In a sense, some people were shipping over 100 years ago, according to Know Your Meme. In 1913, the book “Old Friends, New Fancies” featured characters from Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” re-imagined in new relationships. Since the mid-aughts, shipping has become common in the world of online fan fiction, where people create stories based on beloved characters from TV shows, movies, and books.Even when teens recognize that they are being abused, they may hesitate to turn to adults for support, understanding, and protection.In a 2014 survey, 20% of teens report they've been the victim or perpetrator of physical or sexual abuse.However, these behaviors can become abusive and develop into more serious forms of violence.