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Glossary of Chat Acronyms Abbreviation – Meaning
ADN               Any day now
AFAIK            As far as I know
AFK                Away from keyboard
ARE               Acronym-rich environment
A/S/L              Age/sex/location?
B4N                Bye for now
BAK               Back at the keyboard
BBIAB            Be back in a bit
BBL                Be back later
BEG               Big evil grin
BFN               Bye for now
BG                  Big grin
BL                   Belly laughing
BOTEC          Back-of-the-envelope calculation
BRB               Be right back
BTA                But then again…
BTW               By the way
CU                  See you
CUL               See you later
CYO               See you online
DBA               Doing business as
DL                  Dead link
DIKU              Do I know you?
DQMOT         Don’t quote me on this
EG                  Evil grin
EMFBI           Excuse me for butting in
EOM               End of message
EOT                End of thread (meaning: end of discussion)
F2F                Face to face
FAQ               Frequently-ask question(s)
FISH              First in, still here
FLA                Four-letter acronym
FOCL                         Falling off chair laughing
FUBAR          Fouled 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
GD&R            Grinning, ducking, and running
GMTA            Great minds think alike
GOL               Giggling out loud
GTRM            Going to read mail
HTH               Hope this helps
IAC                 In any case
IANAL            I am not a lawyer (but)
IC                    I see
IHA                 I hate acronyms
IIRC                If I recall/remember/recollect correctly
ILU                 I love you
ILY                  I love you
IM                   Immediate message
IMHO             In my humble opinion
IMing              Chatting with someone online in a private message box
IMNSHO        In my not so humble opinion
IMO                In my opinion
IOW                In other words
IRL                 In real life (that is, when not chatting)
JBOD J          ust a bunch of disks (like redundant array of independent disks, etc.)
JIC                  Just in case
JK                   Just kidding
KOTC             Kiss on the cheek
KWIM?           Know what I mean?
L8R                Later
LD                  Later, dude
LDR               Long-distance relationship
LLTA              Lots and lots of thunderous applause
LOL                Laughing out loud
LTM                Laugh to myself
LTR                Long-term relationship
LULAB           Love you like a brother
LULAS           Love you like a sister
MorF              Male or female
MOSS            Member of the same sex
MOTOS         Member of the opposite sex
MUSM           Miss you so much
NP                  No problem
NRN               No response necessary
OIC                 Oh, I see
OLL                Online love
OTF                Off the floor
OTOH            On the other hand
PANS            Pretty awesome new stuff (as opposed to “POTS”)
PDA               Public display of affection
PEBCAK       Problem exists between chair and keyboard
PIBKAC         Problem is between keyboard and chair
PMFJIB         Pardon me for jumping in but…
::POOF::        Goodbye (leaving the room)
POTS             Plain old telephone service
PU                  That stinks!
RL                  Real life (that is, when not chatting)
ROR               Raffing out roud (Engrish for “laughing out loud”)
ROTFL           Rolling on the floor laughing
RPG               Role-playing games
RSN               Real soon now
RYO               Roll your own (write your own program)
S4L                Spam for life
SHCOON      Shoot hot coffee out of nose
SF                  Surfer-friendly (low-graphics Web site)
SNAFU          Situation normal, all fouled up
SO                  Significant other
SOMY            Sick of me yet?
STW               Search the Web
TAFN                         That’s all for now
TGIF               Thank God it’s Friday
THX                Thanks
TIA                  Thanks in advance
TLA                Three-letter acronym
TL8R              Talk later
TMI                 Too much information
TOPCA          Til our paths cross again (early Celtic chat term)
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
UW                 You’re welcome
VBG               Very big grin
WFM              Works for me
WIBNI            Wouldn’t it be nice if
WT?               What/who the ?
WTG               Way to go!
WTGP?          Want to go private?
WU?               What’s up?
WUF?            Where are you from?
WYSIWYG    What you see is what you get
YMMV            Your mileage may vary.