I've never considered myself backward when it comes to using new technology, in fact I spent a good deal of my working life helping design and assisting people in learning new programmes and systems. However for some reason I have a problem with SMS - I just haven't got the hang of it. It may well have something to do with using the various abbreviations or trying to type with one finger. Fortunately I was able to find this excerpt from CBC's Computer Corner to give me some hints on acronyms.
My friend DF tells me that apparently the embeded video is block in Canada - guess because the CBC is protecting its programmming. But here is the link which should take you to it.
23 febbraio - San Policarpo di Smirne