What Does ISTG Mean in Text Messages?

What does ISTG mean in text messages?

ISTG means “I swear to God.”

 

Kids often use this to express frustration or exasperation.

 

For example, they might say “ISTG this homework sucks.”

ISTG Meaning and More: How to Talk With Your Kid About Slang

Need to talk with your child about slang meanings? Here are a few conversation starters for kids to help you teach them healthy tech habits.

  • “What’s a new word you and your friends are into right now?”
  • When I was your age, people would say something was ‘all that and a bag of chips’ if it was awesome. What’s your favorite word to describe something as cool?”
  • “I know emojis can mean something different to kids than they do to parents. Are there any emojis I use that you think I should stop using?”
  • “If you could describe yourself using just one emoji, which one would you pick?”

Want to Receive Slang Alerts?

Bark is a parental control tool that gives you important insights into your kid’s world.

This includes sending you alerts if your kid is sending or receiving concerning slang, informing you about Gen Z trends, and giving you an overview of whether your child’s messages are more positive or negative.

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