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LOL! ROFL! Rebekah Brooks teaches Cameron textspeak
The former tabloid editor taught the prime minister the true meaning behind ‘LOL’, but what else has he been getting wrong?

FORMER SUN AND News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks has revealed that David Cameron sometimes signed off his text messages to her with ‘LOL’.

However she said that the prime minister soon stopped when she told him that the textspeak stands for ‘laugh out loud’ rather than ‘lots of love’. Brooks has denied reports that Cameron sent her texts up to a dozen times a day.

She’s giving evidence to the Leveson inquiry about her relationship with politicans as well as decisions she made when she was editor of the newspapers.

It got us (and the good people of Twitter) thinking, what other text boo-boos David Cameron has been making?

LOL! ROFL! Rebekah Brooks teaches Cameron textspeak
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  • ROFL

    Cameron has famously lustrous hair, so has he been mistaking this one for "rub my floppy locks"? (pic: street museo via Flick/Creative Commons)
  • IMHO

    "In Murdoch's Humble Opinion" (@thejamesdixon on Twitter) or "Is My Horse Outside" (@ruhawksley)
  • FTW

    "For the Wealthy" courtesy of @AdamTyndall on Twitter (Pic: David Gallagher via Flickr/Creative Commons)
  • BYOB

    "Bring your own, Boris" - lest the London mayor turn up at a party in Number 10 empty-handed "Pic: Yui Mok/PA Wire)
  • MILF

    "Miliband I'd like to forget" (Pic: Courtesy of Stifler's Mom, via YouTube)
  • LOL

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