August 30, 2004


Courtesy glueboot, thought this might be useful (most of em are new on me)...

2L8 Too late
2U To you
4U For you
AAMOF As a matter of fact
AFAIK As far as I know
AFK Away from keyboard
B4 Before
B4N Before now
BAC By any chance
BAK Back at keyboard
BBL Be back later
BRB Be right back
BTW By the way
CMIIW Correct me if I'm wrong
CU See you
CUL See you later
DD Dear daughter
DH Darling husband (or 'Darn husband' depending on context)
DS Dear son
DW Darling wife (see DH
EOF End of file
F2F Face to face
FAQ Frequently asked questions
FFS For Fucks Sake
FITB Fill in the blank
FWIW For what it's worth
FYA For your amusement
FYI For your information
G Giggle
GMTA Great minds think alike
HHOK Ha ha only kidding
HHOS Ha ha only serious
HTH Hope this helps
IAC In any case
IKWUM I know what you mean
IMHO In my humble opinion
IMNSHO In my not so humble opinion
IMO In my opinion
IOW In other words
IRL In real life
IYKWIM If you know what I mean
J/K Just kidding
JM2C Just my two cents
KOTC Kiss on the cheek
KWIM Know what I mean
L Laugh or laughing
LMAO Laughing my @$$ off
LOL Laughing out loud
MOTD Message of the day
NN2R No need to reply
NRN No response necessary
OIC Oh, I see
OTOH On the other hand
PI Politically incorrect
PITA Pain in the @$$
ROTFL Rolling on the floor laughing
ROTFLMAO Rolling on the floor laughing my @$$ off
RSN Real soon now
SICS Sitting in the chair snickering
TIA Thanks in advance
TNX Thanks
TXS Thanks
TTFN Ta-ta for now
WB Welcome back
WTG Way to go!
YSR Yeah, sure, right
YWIA You're welcome in advance

Posted by mark at August 30, 2004 09:35 PM | TrackBack


Posted by: Rob at August 31, 2004 04:36 AM

LOL... I'm an acronym hound, as you may have noticed ---- just thought it'd be useful to have a definitive list.... remember there were those not so long ago who didn't know what 'LOL' meant....


Posted by: mark at August 31, 2004 08:16 AM

BTW it took me about 3 years to work out BTW meant

Posted by: wbtnk at August 31, 2004 09:01 AM

The best thing to do with acronyms is myou; that way your correspondents will assume you are more net-savvy than they are.

Posted by: johneffay at August 31, 2004 11:46 AM

So that's what AFAIK means. I'm surprised to see TTFN in there, not a common one. Some of those are just ridiculous, but that's JM2C. Hahaha....ha.

Posted by: Dan at August 31, 2004 03:36 PM

Yeah, this certainly could be useful, especially for that K-punk revolutionů

Posted by: Crispin at September 1, 2004 08:41 AM

Crispin if you're being serious, of course learning and propagating language-melting internet communication kit will be useful for the k-punk flight, which is in process Now, not being planned like a Kapitalist business... if on the other hand you're being sarcastic, fuck off to ILM :-)

Posted by: mark at September 1, 2004 12:34 PM


Posted by: at September 18, 2004 10:38 PM

can anyone tell me what the hell we r talking about?

Posted by: Jess at October 19, 2004 01:12 AM

wtf? wth? ok whatever.

Posted by: gcsk8r at October 26, 2004 09:29 PM