What Makes Up the Name: sex + texting

Tweens also love sexting each other and now everyone is trying to figure out if that's illegal. We're not sure where sending sexy and/nude phone pics of yourself to other people fits in with the whole netiquette thing, but it doesn't seem like a very good idea to us unless you're looking to limit your career options, break into porn, or are Brett Favre.

Origin: Allegedly, the UK's Sunday Morning Telegraph Magazine published a piece using this term in 2005, but the U.S. case that made it a major cause for parental concern was Marissa Miller in 2009.