Internet Acronyms

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Internet Acronyms

Post  toanspace on Wed Feb 10, 2010 9:13 am

a lot of us are old with these lingo. but sometimes we encounter them from time to time maybe through emails, forum, chat etc.. and we seem lost because we dont know their meanings.

AFAIC- As far as I'm concerned
AFAIK- As far as I know
AFK- Away from keyboard
BRB- Be right back
BTDT - Been there, done that
BTW - By the way
C/C- Comments and criticism
EOM- End of message
FAQ -Frequently Asked Question(s).
FTFY -Fixed that for you; often accompanied by a correction
FTW - For the win
FWIW- For what it's worth
FYI - For your information
HTH - Hope this helps
IANAL - I am not a lawyer
IIRC - If I recall correctly
IMHO - In my humble opinion
IMNSHO - In my not so humble opinion
IMO - In my opinion
IOW - In other words
LMAO - Laughing my butt off
LOL - Laughing out loud
MOTAS - Member of the appropriate sex
MOTOS - Member of the opposite sex
MOTSS - Member of the same sex
NG - Newsgroup
"newbie", meaning a newcomer not yet familiar with the rules
NT - No text; usually in the subject line of a message with no body
OMG - Oh my God
OTOH - On the other hand
RL- Real life, as opposed to the Internet
ROFL- Rolling on the floor laughing
ROFLMAO - Rolling on the floor laughing my butt off
RTFM - Read the fine manual.
SO - Significant other; used to refer to someone's romantic partner
TBH - To be honest
TLA - Three letter acronym
TTFN - Ta ta for now
TTYL - Talk to you later
W/E - Whatever
w00t - An expression of joy
WFN - Wrong forum, noob
WTF - What the heck
WYSIWYG - What you see is what you get, pronounced as "wizzywig".
YMMH - You might mean here
YMMV - Your mileage may vary


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