What does RU stand for in text and chat messages?

Are you

You're most likely to encounter RU (are you) at the beginning of a question that asks whether you're going to do something. These questions might arrive via chat, text, or social media message.

For example, a friend who is wondering whether you're free this weekend might text "RU bz Sat?" Or, your impatient wife might ask "RU ever going to do the dishes? Or should I do them?"


RU planning on going 2 the party 2nite?

RU stands for "are you"

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Updated March 7, 2023

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