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Here are acronyms for commonly used phrases people use on the Internet (in Internet Relay Chat or e-mail). Phrases that they would otherwise have to type out.

For more of this type of thing also check out the Smileys and Emoticons page

^5 High Five! AKA Also Known As
BBL Be Back Later BBIAF Be Back in a Few
BBIAB Be Back in a Bit BCNU Be Seein’ You
BFD Big F***ing Deal BFN Bye For Now
BIF Basic In Fact BTSOOM Beats The S*** Out Of Me
BTW By The Way CUL8R See You Later
F2F Face To Face FWIW For What It’s Worth
FYA For Your Amusement FYI For Your Information
FU F***ed Up FUBAR F***ed Up Beyond All Recognition
FUD (Spreading) Fear, Uncertainty, and Disinformation GR&D Grinning Running And Ducking
HTH Hope This(That) Helps IAE In Any Event
IMO In My Opinion IMHO In My Humble Opinion
IMNSHO In My Not So Humble Opinion IOW In Other Words
IRL In Real Life L8R Later
LOL Laughing Out Loud LTNS Long Time No See
MorF Male or Female MHOTY My Hat’s Off To You
MOTD Message Of The Day MOTSS Members Of The Same Sex
NFW No F***ing Way NRN No Reply Necessary
NBIF No Basis In Fact OIC Oh, I see
OOTB Out Of The Box or Blue OTOH On The Other Hand
POV Point Of View PMFJI Pardon Me For Jumping In
ROTFL Rolling On The Floor Laughing ROTFLMAO Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass Off
RSN Real Soon Now RTFM Read The F***ing Manual
RTM Read The Manual SITD Still In The Dark
SNAFU Situation Normal, All F***ed Up SorG Straight or Gay?
TIA Thanks In Advance TIC Tongue In Cheek
TYVM Thank You Very Much TTFN Ta Ta For Now
TTYL Talk To You Later TANSTAAFL There Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch
TIC Tongue In Cheek TMTT Too Much To Type
TYVM Thank You Very Much unPC unPolitically Correct
WAG Wild Ass Guess WB Welcome Back
WEG Wicked Evil Grin WTF? What The F***?
WTG Way To Go! WYSIWYG What You See Is What You Get
YMMV Your Mileage May Vary

SEE ALSO: [Emoticons and Smileys]

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