What Does PNL Mean in a Text?

PNL means "Peace And Love." The abbreviation PNL is a salutation, typically used as a way of saying goodbye at the end of a conversation.

The phrase "Peace And Love" is also abbreviated as P&L.

The saying "Peace And Love" is thought to have originated during the "Summer of Love," which occurred in the summer of 1967, when up to 100,000 (mostly young) people gathered in San Francisco for a "hippy" festival.

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When I write PNL, I mean this:

meaning of PNL

"We can all get along if we just share a little PNL."

Summary of Key Points

"Peace And Love" is the most common definition for PNL on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Peace And Love
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of PNL in Sentences

Here are examples of PNL being used in conversations:
  • Jules: I've got to go. See you on Monday.
  • Ray: Okay man. PNL.
  • John: Catch you later.
  • Grant: PNL dude.
  • John: What?! How long have you been a hippy?

An Academic Look at PNL

PNL is defined as an "internet slang term" by our team because the letter "n" is substituted for the sound of the word "and.. Most "slang terms" were introduced to reduce the number of key strokes required to write the phrase, but since the arrival of predictive texting and keyboards on mobile devices, this efficiency is no longer required. Nevertheless, "slang terms" are still regularly used to make messages more entertaining or to express individuality. "Slang terms" differ from icons because they are not pictorial representations.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we would have just said "Peace And Love," instead of using the abbreviation PNL.

Example of PNL Used in a Text

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