Baffled by all those shorthand text messages you receive? A new dictionary can help you GAL

November 22, 2000

In the good old days, it seems the only irritations we had to put up with were whistling (the culprits usually being old men in supermarkets), or the jingling of pocket change (usually old men at the bus stop). But what gets the furthest up people’s noses these days is the infernal mobile phone.