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  1. What Do The Abbrieviations Mean?

    Here is a large list: Abbreviation Meaning <3 heart 404 I haven't a clue ADN Any day now AFAIK As far as I know AFK Away from keyboard ARE Acronym-rich environment ASAP As soon as possible A/S/L? Age/sex/location? B4N Bye for now BAK Back at the keyboard BAS Big a** smile BBIAB Be back in a bit BBL Be back later BBN Bye bye now BBS Be back soon BEG Big evil grin BF Boy friend BFD Big f***ing deal BFN Bye for now BG Big grin BIBO Beer in, beer out BIOYIOP Blow it out your I/O port BL Belly laughing BMGWL Busting my gut with laughter BOTEC Back-of-the-envelope calculation BRB Be right back BTA But then again... BTDT Been there, done that BTW By the way BWL Bursting with laughter BWTHDIK But what the heck do I know...? CICO Coffee in, coffee out C&G Chuckle and grin CNP Continued in next post CRB Come right back CRBT Crying real big tears CU See you CUL See you later CUL8ER See you later CYA See ya CYA Cover your ass CYO See you online DBA Doing business as DFLA Disenhanced four-letter acronym (that is, a TLA) DL Dead link DLTBBB Don't let the bed bugs bite DIKU Do I know you? DITYID Did I tell you I'm distressed? DOM Dirty old man DOS Dozing off soon DQMOT Don't quote me on this DTRT Do the right thing DWB Don't write back EG Evil grin EMFBI Excuse me for butting in EMSG E-mail message EOM End of message EOT End of thread (meaning: end of discussion) ETLA Extended three-letter acronym (that is, an FLA) F2F Face to face FAQ Frequently-ask question(s) FC Fingers crossed FISH First in, still here FLA Four-letter acronym FMTYEWTK Far more than you ever wanted to know FOMCL Falling off my chair laughing FTBOMH From the bottom of my heart FUBAR F***ed up beyond all repair or recognition FUD Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt FWIW For what it's worth FYI For your information G Grin GA Go ahead GAL Get a life GIGO Garbage in, garbage out GD&R Grinning, ducking, and running GF Girlfriend GFN Gone for now GGP Gotta go pee GIWIST Gee, I wish I'd said that GL Good luck GMAB Give me a break GMTA Great minds think alike GOL Giggling out loud GTRM Going to read mail GTSY Glad to see you H&K Hug and kiss HAGN Have a good night HAND Have a nice day HHIS Hanging head in shame HIG How's it going HT Hi there HTH Hope this helps HUB Head up butt IAC In any case IAE In any event IANAL I am not a lawyer (but) IC I see IGP I gotta pee IHA I hate acronyms IHU I hear you IIRC If I recall/remember/recollect correctly ILU or ILY I love you IM Immediate message IMCO In my considered opinion IMHO In my humble opinion IMing Chatting with someone online usually while doing other things such as playing trivia or other interactive game IMNSHO In my not so humble opinion IMO In my opinion IMS I am sorry IOW In other words IPN I'm posting naked IRL In real life (that is, when not chatting) ITIGBS I think I'm going to be sick IWALU I will always love you IYSWIM If you see what I mean J4G Just for grins JBOD Just a bunch of disks (like redundant array of independent disks, etc.) JIC Just in case JK Just kidding JMO Just my opinion JTLYK Just to let you know k ok KISS Keep it simple stupid KIT Keep in touch KOTC Kiss on the cheek KOTL Kiss on the lips KWIM? Know what I mean? L8R Later L8R G8R Later gator LD Later, dude LDR Long-distance relationship LHO Laughing head off LLTA Lots and lots of thunderous applause LMAO Laughing my a** off LMSO Laughing my socks off LOL Laughing out loud LRF Little Rubber Feet (the little pads on the bottom of displays and other equipment) LSHMBH Laughing so hard my belly hurts LTM Laugh to myself LTNS Long time no see LTR Long-term relationship LULAB Love you like a brother LULAS Love you like a sister LUWAMH Love you with all my heart LY Love ya LY4E Love ya forever MorF Male or female MOSS Member of the same sex MOTOS Member of the opposite sex MTF More to follow MUSM Miss you so much NADT Not a darn thing NFG No f*****g good NFW No feasible way or no f*****g way NIFOC Naked in front of computer NP or N/P No problem NRN No response necessary OIC Oh, I see OLL Online love OMG Oh my God OTF Off the floor OTOH On the other hand OTTOMH Off the top of my head PANS Pretty awesome new stuff (as opposed to "POTS") PAW Parents are watching PCMCIA People can't master computer industry acronyms PDA Public display of affection PEBCAK Problem exists between chair and keyboard PIBKAC Problem is between keyboard and chair PITA Pain in the ass PM Private message PMFJIB Pardon me for jumping in but... POAHF Put on a happy face ::POOF:: Goodbye (leaving the room) POTS Plain old telephone service PU That stinks! QT Cutie RL Real life (that is, when not chatting) ROR Raffing out roud (Engrish for "laughing out loud") ROTFL Rolling on the floor laughing ROTFLMAO Rolling on the floor laughing my a** off ROTFLMAOWPIMP Rolling on the floor laughing my a** off while peeing in my pants ROTFLMBO Rolling on the floor laughing my butt off RPG Role-playing games RSN Real soon now RT Real time RTFM Read the f***ing manual RYO Roll your own (write your own program; derived from cigarettes rolled yourself with tobacco and paper) S^ S'up - what's up S4L Spam for life (what you may get when you become someone's customer or client) SHCOON Shoot hot coffee out of nose SEG S***-eating grin SETE Smiling ear to ear SF Surfer-friendly (low-graphics Web site) SHID Slaps head in disgust SNAFU Situation normal, all f***ed up SO Significant other SOL Smilling out loud or sh*t out of luck SOMY Sick of me yet? SOT Short on time SOTMG Short on time must go STFW Search the f*****g Web STW Search the Web SU Shut up SUAKM Shut up and kiss me SUP What's up SWAG Stupid wild-a** guess SWAK Sealed with a kiss SWL Screaming with laughter SYS See you soon TA Thanks again TAFN That's all for now TANSTAAFL There ain't no such thing as a free lunch TCOY Take care of yourself TFH Thread from hell (a discussion that just won't die and is often irrelevant to the purpose of the forum or group) TGIF Thank God it's Friday THX Thanks TIA Thanks in advance (used if you post a question and are expecting a helpful reply) TILII Tell it like it is TLA Three-letter acronym TLK2UL8R Talk to you later TMI Too much information TNT Till next time TOPCA Til our paths cross again (early Celtic chat term) TOY Thinking of you TPTB The powers that be TTFN Ta-Ta for now TTT Thought that, too (when someone types in what you were about to type) TTYL Talk to you later TU Thank you TY Thank you UAPITA You're a pain in the ass UW You're welcome VBG Very big grin VBSEG Very big s***-eating grin WAG Wild a** guess WAYD What are you doing WB Welcome back WBS Write back soon WDALYIC Who died and left you in charge? WEG Wicked evil grin WFM Works for me WIBNI Wouldn't it be nice if WT? What/who the ? WTFO What the F***! Over! WTG Way to go! WTGP? Want to go private? WU? What's up? WYSITWIRL What you see is TOTALLY WORTHLESS IN REAL LIFE! WUF? Where are you from? WYSIWYG What you see is what you get YBS You'll be sorry YGBSM You gotta be s***tin' me! YMMV Your mileage may vary. YW You're welcome Taken from: http://searchcrm.techtarget.com/sDefinitio...i211776,00.html And some may be repeated here: 1 CHAT ABBREVIATIONS 14AA41 one for all and all for one 1-D-R I wonder 121 one to one 143 I love you 411 information 4ever forever 86 over AAF as a friend AAK alive and kicking AAMOF as a matter of fact AAR at any rate AAS alive and smiling AATK always at the keyboard ABT2 about to AFAIK as far as I know AFK away from keyboard AFN that’s all for now AKA also known as ARE acronym-rich environment ALOL actually laughing out loud AND any day now AOTA all of the above ASAP as soon as possible A/S/L? age, sex, location A/S/L/M/H? age, sex, location, music, hobbies AYSOS are you stupid or something AYTMTB and you are telling me this because B4 before B4N bye for now BAG busting a gut BAK back at the keyboard BBBG bye bye be good BBIAB be back in a bit BBIAF be back in a few BBIAS be back in a sec BBL be back later 2 BBML be back much later BBN bye bye now BBS be back soon BBSL be back sooner or later BCNU I’ll be seeing you BD big deal BEG big evil grin BF boyfriend BFF best friends forever BFN bye for now BG big grin BIOYN blow it out your nose BKA better known as BL belly laughing BR best regards BRB be right back BRH Be Right Here BRT be right there BTA but then again BTHOOM beats the heck out of me Btw between you and me BTW by the way BWL bursting with laughter BWO black/white/other BWTHDIK but what the heck do I know BYKT but you knew that CB chat brat C&G chuckle & grin CID crying in disgrace CMF count my fingers CNP continued (in my) next post CP chat post CRBT crying real big tears CRTLA can’t remember the three letter acronym CSG chuckle, snicker, grin CSL can’t stop laughing CU see you CUL or CUL8ER see you later 3 CUNS see you in school CUOL see you online CUZ because CWYL chat with you later CYA see ya CY calm yourself CYL see you later CYO see you online CYT see you tomorrow DBEYR don’t believe everything you read DEGT don’t even go there DETI don’t even think about it DF dear friend DGA don’t go anywhere DGT don’t go there DH dear Hubby DHYB don’t Hold Your Breath DIKU do I know you? DIY do it yourself DKDC don’t know don’t care DL dead link DLTBBB don’t let the bed bugs bite DLTM don’t lie to me DMI don’t mention it DNC does not compute DQMOT don’t quote me on this DUST did you see that DYFM dude you fascinate me DYJHIW don’t you just hate it when E123 easy as 123 EAK eating at Keyboard EG evil grin EL evil Laugh EM? excuse me? EMA what is your E-mail address EMFBI excuse me for butting in EOM end of message EOT end of thread 4 EZ easy F2F face to face FAQ frequently asked question(s) FAWC for anyone who cares FC fingers crossed FISH first in, still here FITB fill in the blanks FMTYEWTK far more than you ever wanted to know FOAF friend of a friend FOCL falling off chair laughing FOFL falling on floor laughing FOMCL falling off my chair laughing FTBOMH from the bottom of my heart FUBAR fouled up beyond all repairs FUD fear, uncertainty, and doubt FWIW for what it’s worth FYI for your information GA go ahead GAL get a life GD&R grinning, ducking, & running GF girlfriend GFN gone for now GGOH got to get out of here GIWIST gee, I wish I’d said that GL good luck GMBO giggling my butt off GMTA great minds think alike GOL giggling out loud GR&D grinning, running, and ducking GR got to run GRRRR growling GTR got to run GTRM going to read mail GTSY glad to see you H&K hug and kiss HA hello again HAGD have a good day HAGD have a great day 5 HAGN have a good night HB hurry back HHIS hanging head in shame HTH hope this helps HHO1/2K ha ha only half kidding HHOK ha ha only joking HHOS ha ha only being serious IAC in any case IAE in any event IANAC I am not a crook IANAL I am not a lawyer (but) IB I’m back IBTD I beg to differ IC I see ICBW I could be wrong ID10T idiot IDGI I don’t get it IDK I don’t know IDKY I don’t know you IDTS I don’t think so IFAB I found a bug IGTP I get the point IHA I hate acronyms IHAIM I have another instant message IHNO I have no opinion IIRC if I remember correctly IIWM if it were me ILU I love you IM instant message IMHO in my humble opinion IMing chatting with someone online IMNSHO in my not so humble opinion IMO in my opinion IMS I am sorry INMP it’s not my problem IOH i’m outta here IOW in other words IPN I’m posting naked 6 IRL in real life ISS I said so IWALU I will always love you IYKWIMAITYD if you know what I mean and I think you do IYKWIM if you know what I mean IYO in your opinion IYSS if you say so IYSWIM if you see what I mean J/C just checking JAS just a sec JBOD just a bunch of disks JIC just in case JK just kidding JM2C just my two cents JMO just my opinion JT just teasing JTLYK just to let you know JW just wondering K okay KEWL cool KFY kiss for you KIR keep it real KIT keep in touch KOC kiss on cheek KOL kiss on lips KWIM know what I mean? L2M listening to music L8R later LD later, dude LDR long distance relationship LHM lord help me LHU lord help us LLTA lots and lots of thunderous applause LMIRL let’s meet in real life LMSO laughing my socks off LOL laughing out loud LSV language, sex, violence LSHMBB laughing so hard my belly is bouncing 7 LSHMBH laughing so hard my belly hurts LTM laugh to myself LTNS long time, no see LTR long term relationship LTS laughing to self LULAB love you like a brother LULAS love you like a sister LUWAMH love you with all my heart LY love you LYL love you lots M/F male or female M8 mate or mates MA mature audience MHBFY my heart bleeds for you MIHAP may I have your attention please MKOP my kind of place MOOS member of the opposite sex MOSS member of same sex MOTOS member of the opposite sex MSG message MTF more to follow MTFBWY may the force be with you MUSM miss you so much N1 nice one N2M not to mention NADT not a darn thing NAZ name, address, zip N-E-1 ER anyone here? NE1 anyone N-E-1 anyone NG new game NIMBY not in my back yard NM never mind NOYB not of your business NP nosy parents N/P no problem NRN no reply necessary NTK nice to know 8 NT no thanks NUFF enough said NW no way! OBTW oh by the way OF old fart OIC oh I see OL old lady OLL online love OM old man OMDB over my dead body OMG oh my god ONNA oh no, not again OT off topic OTF off the floor OTH off the hook OTOH on the other hand OTP On the phone OTTOMH off the top of my head OTW on the way P2P peer to peer P911 my parents are coming! PA parent alert PAL parents are listening PANB parents are nearby PANS pretty awesome new stuff PAW parents are watching PDA public display of affection PDS please don’t shoot Peeps people PIR parent in room PLZ please PM private message PMJI pardon me for jumping in PMFJIB pardon me for jumping in but…. PMP peed my pants PO piss off POAHF put on a happy face POS parent over shoulder 9 POTS plain old telephone service POV point of view PPL people PU that stinks P-ZA pizza QL quit laughing QSL reply QSO conversation QT cutie R&R rest and relaxation R/t real time RBAY right back at ya RBTL read between the lines RL real life RLF real life friend RMLB read my lips baby RMMM read my mail man ROL raffing out loud ROFL rolling on floor laughing ROTFL rolling on the floor laughing RPG role playing games RSN real soon now RTBS reason to be single RTFM read the flipping manual RU are you? RUMORF are you male or female? RUUP4IT are you up for it? RX regards S4L spam for life SCNR sorry, could not resist SED said enough darling SEP somebody’s else’s problem SETE smiling ear to ear SF surfer friendly SFETE smiling from ear to ear SFX sound effects SH same here SHCOON shoot hot coffee out of nose 10 SHID slaps head in disgust SITD still in the dark SLIRK smart little rich kid SMAIM send me an instant message SMEM send me an E-mail SN screen name SNERT snot nosed egotistical rude teenager SO significant other SOHF sense of humor failure SOMY sick of me yet? SOT short of time SOTMG short of time, must go SPST same place same time STR8 straight STW search the web STYS speak to you soon SU shut up SUP or WU what’s up SUYF shut up you fool SWAK sealed with a kiss SWALK sealed with a loving kiss SWDY so what do you think? SWL screaming with laughter SYL see you later SYS see you soon TA thanks again TAFN that’s all for now TAS taking a shower TAW teachers are watching TCOB taking care of business TCOY take care of yourself TFH thread from hell TFX traffic TGIF thank God it’s Friday THX thanks TIA thanks in advance TIAIL I think I am in love TIC tongue in cheek 11 TILII tell it like it is TLK2UL8R talk to you later TM trust me TMI too much information TNT ‘till next time TOM tomorrow TOPCA ‘til our paths cross again TOT tons of time TOY thinking of you TPS that’s pretty stupid TPTB the powers that be TRDMF tears running down my face TTFN ta ta for now TTG time to go TTT thought that too TTTT these things take time TTYL talk to you later TU thank you TWHAB this won’t hurt a bit TWIWI that was interesting wasn’t it? TYVM thank you very much U-L? you will? UV unpleasant visual UW you’re welcome VBG very big grin VBS very big smile VEG very evil grin VSF very sad face WAD without a doubt WAI what an idiot WB welcome back or write back WC welcome WC who cares? WDALYIC who died and left you in charge? WDYS what did you say? WDYT what do you think? W/E whatever WEG wicked evil grin 12 WEU what’s eating you? WFM works for me WIBNI wouldn’t it be nice if WT? what the or who the WTG way to go WTGP want to go private? WTH what/who the heck WUF where are you from? WWJD what would Jesus do? WWY where were you? WYCM will you call me? WYRN what’s your real name? WYSIWYG what you see is what you get WYSLPG what you see looks pretty good X-1-10 exciting XME excuse me XOXO hugs and kisses YAA yet another acronym YBS you’ll be sorry YDKM you don’t know me YG young gentleman YGBK you gotta be kiddin’ YHM you have mail YKW? you know what? YNK you never know YL young lady YM young man YOYO you’re on your own YR yeah right YSYD yeah, sure you do YS you stinker YTTT you telling the truth? YVW you’re very welcome YWIA you’re welcome in advance YW you’re Welcome YYSSW yeah, yeah, sure, sure, whatever ZZ Sleeping, Bored, Tired Taken from: http://www.missingkids.com/adcouncil/pdf/l...onlinelingo.pdf