Glossary of internet abbreviations - Chat Shorthand

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  • Hope4Others

    I think this will be quite useful, Apparently lol is laughing out loud. I feel embarrassed since

    I have used this on serious threads, I thought I was saying "LOTS OF LOVE". I'm really sorry every one.

    Well what does everyone think about some of these terms??


  • The Lone Ranger
    The Lone Ranger

    Now I finally know what those teenagers were telling me!

  • Awakened at Gilead
    Awakened at Gilead

    Now I know.. since I used to be in ASL...

    Don't worry, I'm not asking for Age/Sex/Location...

    Some of these are funny since they contradict DubSpeak, like NWT=New With Tags....

    LOL (Lots of Love to you too Hope) LOL

  • caliber

    BRB – be right back
    BIO – going for bio break (washroom break)
    AFK – away from keyboard (I am gone for a few minutes)
    BTW– by the way
    KK – OK (commonly used by online gamers to acknowledge that a message has been received)
    TTYL – talk to you later
    BFN – bye for now
    TTFN – ta-ta for now
    CYA – see ya (or it could also be: cover your a*s)
    CUL8R – see you later
    IBTL – in before the lock (for when you post a message prior to the administrator locking the heated discussion thread)
    IMHO – in my humble opinion
    IMNSHO – in my not so humble opinion
    FMV – fair market value (for selling items online)
    LOL – laughing out loud
    MT – mistell (commonly used by online gamers to say that they made a mistake and mistyped their last message)
    NWT – new with tags (for selling items online)
    NWOT – new without tags (for selling items online)
    OOAK – one of a kind (for selling items online)
    PMSL - P*ssing myself laughing (a common UK expression)
    ROFL – rolling on floor laughing
    ROFLMAO – rolling on floor laughing my a*s off
    RTM – read the manual
    GG – good game
    THX- thanks
    TX - thanks
    TY - thank you
    NP - no problem/you're welcome
    PLZ- please
    W/E - whatever
    ASL – age / sex / location?
    RL – real life
    IRL – in real life

    : ) (colon, right bracket) : smile
    ; ) (semi-colon, right bracket): smile and wink
    : ( (colon, left bracket): frown
    ; ( (semi-colon, left bracket): frown and wink


  • Burger Time
    Burger Time

    You forgot:

    BTTP- Back to the top

    LULZ- Hacker speak for something funnier and stupider then your normal LOL

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