- Internet abbreviations
- Like any culture, the Internet world has developed a whole language of abbreviations, acronyms, and slang expressions. The following list describes some of the common terms you are likely to encounter in Usenet newsgroups or in your e-mail...........................Abbreviation / DescriptionaTdHvAaNnKcSe = Thanks in advanceAWTTW = A word to the wiseBRB = Be right backBTW = By the wayCU = See youFAQ = Frequently asked questionFAQL = Frequently asked question listFOAF = Friend of a friendF2F = Face to faceFWIW = For what it's worthGR&D = Grinning, running, and duckingIMHO = In my (sometimes not very) humble opinionIWBNI = It would be nice ifIYFEG = Insert your favorite ethnic groupLOL = Laughing out loudMEGO = My eyes glaze overMOTAS = Member of the appropriate sexMOTOS = Member of the opposite sexMOSS = Member of the same sexOb = Obligatory, as in ob-jokeOTOH = On the other handPD = Public domainPITA = Pain in the assPMFJI = Pardon me for jumping inRL = Real lifeROTFL = Rolling on the floor laughingRTFM = Read the (expletive deleted) manualSO = Significant otherTIA = Thanks in advanceTTFN = Ta ta for nowWRT = With respect toYMMV = Your mileage may vary$0.02 = My two cents worth** For more informations about InternetActonyms see NetLingo Glossary (more than 6000 acronyms) at http://dadako.narod.ru/paperpoe.htm
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