net speak : Java Glossary


net speak
A set of acronyms used in Internet posts and online chatrooms. In contrast, text speak is an ad hoc phonetic shorthand originally used for cellphone text messaging.
Basic Net Speak
Acronym Meaning
AFAICSAs Far As I Can See
BBLBe Back Later
BRBBe Right Back
ETLAExtended Three Letter Acronym
FWIWFor What It’s Worth
FYIFor Your Information
HTHHope That Helps
ICQInternet Chat Query
IIRCIf I Recall Correctly
IMHOIn My Humble Opinion
IRLIn Real Life
ISOIn Search Of
ISTMIt Seems To Me
ISTRI Seem To Recall
ISWYMI See What You Mean
IYKWIMIf You Know What I Mean
LOLLaughing Out Loud
NIHNot Invented Here
OPOriginal Poster
OTOff Topic
OTOHOn The Other Hand
OTOPOn The Other Paw
PITAPain In The Ass
ROFLRolling On the Floor Laughing
ROFLMAORolling On the Floor Laughing My Ass Off
SCNRSorry, Could Not Resist


book cover recommend book⇒A Glossary of Net speak and Text speakto book home
by David Crystal 978-0-7486-1982-5 paperback
birth 1941-07-06 age:74 978-0-7486-2119-4 hardcover
publisher Edinburgh University
published 2004-09-29
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