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What was that..????
Is a rose still a rose by any other name???? Yes when you are talking about a Text chat that is.
In the past few months that I have become involved with chatting online I have found there is a langue all its own. You ever been typing to someone and see a list of letters you have no idea what the other person is saying. Well I am sure it will not be the first or last time this will happen to you or me. Since I have been researching this slang of text. I have found over 1200 different ways to say things.
Uggh!!!!ÖÖ But donít worry you need not know them all to have a good time with it. If it is something you are not sure of just ask. Allot of them I have found are used depending on where you are from. I have started a listing of the most popular ones to help all the newbie out there.

  What does that mean....... This is just a few of the Im slangs that are used allot of the time. I will be updating them from time to time so just keep checking back. Have fun with them ........ :o)

Wishes and dreams do come true
  Listed below is a list of frequently used, and commonly understood, acronyms to use in Internet conversations:

AFAIK= As Far As I Know
AFK= Away From Keyboard
AKA= Also Known As
ASAP= As Soon As Possible
B4= Before
BBL = Be Back Later
BBIAF = Be Back In A Few
BBIAB = Be Back In A Bit
BCNU = Be Seeing You
BFD = Big Fu**ing Deal
BFN = Bye For Now
BIF = Basic In Fact
BTSOOM = Beats The Shit Out Of Me
BTW= By The Way
BRB= Be Right Back
CUL8R = See You Later
F2F= Face to Face
FAQ= Frequently Asked Questions
FWIW = For What Itís Worth
FYA = For Your Amusement
FYI= For Your Information
IC = I See
FUD = (spreading) Fear, Uncertainty
disinformation
GH = Good Hand
GP = Good Play
GR&D = Grinning Running And Ducking
GR&BI = Grin and Bare It
GW = Good Win
HTH = Hope This (That) Helps
IAE = In Any Event
IMHO= In My Humble Opinion
IMO= In My Opinion
IMNSHO= In My Not So Humble Opinion
IOW= In Other Words
IRL = In Real Life
IYKWIM= If You Know What I Mean
L8L = Later
LMAO= Laughting my ass off
LOL= Laughing Out Loud
LTNC = Long Time No See
M/F = Male or Female
MHOTY = My Hat Off To You
MOTD = Message Of The Day
MOTSS = Members Of The Same Sex
NFW = No Fu**ing Way
NRN = No Reply Necessary
NBIF = No Basis In Fact
OIC = Oh I See
OK= abbreviation of all correct
OMG= oh my god
OOTB = Out Of The Box Or Blue
OTOH= On The Other Hand
PMJI Pardon My Jumping In
POV = Point Of Veiw
PMFJI = Pardon Me For Jumping In
PS= Post Script
RE= Hi Again (same as re's)
ROTFL= Rolling On The Floor Laughing
RSN = Real Soon Now
RTM = Read The Manual
RTFM= Read The Fu**ing Manual
SITD = Still In The Dark
SNAFU= Situation Normal, All Fu**ed Up
SO= Significant Other
SorG = Straight Or Gay
SOHF= Sense Of Humor Failure
SPAM= Stupid Persons' AdvertiseMent
TANSTAAFL = There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free
Lunch
TIA= Thanks In Advance
TIC = Tongue To Cheek
TMTT = Too Much To Type
TPTB= The Powers That Be
TTFN = Ta Ta For Now
TTYL = Talk To You Later
unPC = Unpolitically Correct
WAG = Wild Ass Guess
WB= Welcome Back
WRT= With Respect To
WTF? = What The Fu**?
WTG = Way To Go!!!
WYSIWYG= What You See Is What You Get
YMMV= Your Mileage May Vary
YWIA= You're welcome in advance
4 = For
2 = TO or TOO
^5 = High Five

Ray Of Hope
 

Page was added and updated on Aug. 25,2001


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