What Does 143 Mean?
143 means I love you. It’s a way of saying I love you by typing out the number of letters in those three words. I = one letter, love = four letters, you = three letters. 143 = i love you.
The term is coined to Mr. Fred Rogers who used the numerical phrase as a way of saying i love you to his cast members all the way back in the early 2000s.
- 143 is an abbreviation for i love you.
- It lets people know that you love them or care about them affectionately
If you’re chatting online or texting a loved one or someone you care about, saying 143 will let them know you love them.
How To Use 143
143 is an Internet slang word, and as such, it might be best to avoid it in formal conversations. It is perfectly fine to text or chat it to a loved one or to a friend you care about in an informal setting though.
I gotta go, 143 bye
Thanks for the night, 143.