What is tab short for in messages?

Talking about

When messaging in texts, DMs, emails, etc., people may use "tab" to abbreviate "talking about." It is not well known and may lead to confusion since the word "tab" has many meanings.

If you do see the tab abbreviation, people may use it as a statement or a question. For example, you might text your friend, "tab the good ole days and missing u :)" late at night after a conversation with some of your friends. Or, if you are confused by what someone said in an email, you might send, "no clue wut u r tab regarding my brother."


What in the world were u tab last nite?
idk. i barely remember getting home
You will likely see tab in messages
You will likely see tab in messages

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Updated September 5, 2023

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