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Old December 6th, 2007, 01:18 PM
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Acronyms for the web/ A-L

Acronyms A-L

2B or not 2B - To Be Or Not To Be
2NITE - Tonight
411 - it means: info
4ever - Forever
AAF - As A Friend
AAK - Asleep At Keyboard
AAMOF - As A Matter Of Fact
AAMOI - As A Matter Of Interest
AAR - At Any Rate
AAR8 - At Any Rate
AAS - Alive And Smiling
AATK - Always At The Keyboard
AAYF - As Always, Your Friend
ACD - Alt Control Delete
ACE - Access Control Entry
ACK - Acknowledgement
ADIH - Another Day In Hell
ADIP - Another Day In Paradise
ADR - Address
AEAP - As Early As Possible
AFAIC - As Far As I'm Concerned
AFAICS - As Far As I Can See
AFAICT - As far As I can Tell
AFAIK - As Far As I Know
AFAIU - As Far As I Understand
AFAIUI - As Far As I Understand It
AFAP - As Far As Possible
AFAYC - As Far As You're Concerned
AFC - Away From Computer
AFK - Away From Keyboard
AFZ - Acronym free zone
AIMP - Always In My Prayers
AISI - As I See It
AKA or a.k.a. - Also Known As
ALAP - As Late As Possible
ALOL - Actually Laughing Out Loud
ALTG - Act Locally, Think Globally
AMAP - As Many As Possible
AMBW - All My Best Wishes
AML - All My Love
AND - Any day now
ANFAWFOWS - And Now For A Word Word From Our Web Sponsor
ANFSCD - And Now For Something Completely Different
AOAS - All Of A Sudden
AOB - Abuse Of Bandwidth
AP - Apple Pie
ASAFP - As Soon As "Friggin" Possible
ASAP - As Soon As Possible
ASL - Age/Sex/Location
ASLMH - Age/Sex/Location/Music/Hobbies
ATST - At The Same Time
ATW - All the Web or Around the Web
AWGTHTGTTA - Are We Going To Have To Go Through This Again
AWGTHTGTTSA - Are We Going To Have To Go Through This Sh** Again
AWOL - Absent Without Leave
AYK - As You Know
AYSOS - Are You Stupid Or Something
AYTMTB - And You're Telling Me This Because?
B/C - Because
B4 - Before
B4N - Bye For Now
B4U - Before You
B4YKI - Before You Know It
BAG - Bursting A Gut
BAK - Back At my Keyboard
BAU - Business As Usual
BB4N - Bye-Bye for Now
BBBG - Bye Bye Be Good
BBFBBM - Body By Fisher, Brains By Mattel
BBFN - Bye-Bye for Now
BBIAB - Be Back In A Bit
BBIAF - Be Back In A Few
BBIAS - Be Back In A Sec
BBIAW - Be Back In A While
BBL - Be Back Later
BBN - Bye Bye Now
BBSD - Be Back Soon Darling
BBSL - Be Back Sooner or Later
BBT - Be Back Tomorrow
BCBS - Big Company, Big School
BCNU - Be Seein' You
BCOZ - Because
BD - Big Deal
BDC - Big Dumb Company or Big Dot Com
BDN - Big Damn Number
BEOS - Nudge
BFD - Big F***ing Deal
BFF - Best Friends Forever
BFN - Bye For Now
BHAG - Big Hairy Audacious Goal
BHOF - Bald Headed Old Fart
BIF - Basis In Fact or Before I Forget
BIOYN - Blow it Out Your Nose
BITD - Back In The Day
BKA - Better Known As
BM - Byte Me
BMOTA - Byte Me On The ***
BNF - Big Name Fan
BOHICA - Bend Over Here It Comes Again
BR - Bathroom
BRB - Be Right Back
BRT - Be Right There
BS - Big Smile
BSF - But Seriously, Folks
BT - Byte This
BTA - But Then Again or Before The Attacks
BTDT - Been There Done That
BTDTGTS - Been There, Done That, Got The T-shirt
BTHOOM - Beats The Heck Out Of Me
BTSOOM - Beats The Sh** Out Of Me
BTW - By The Way
BTWBO - Be There With Bells On
BW - Best Wishes
BWDIK - But What Do I Know?
BWO - Black, White or Other
BYKT - But you Knew That
C/P - Cross Post
CB - Chat brat
CFV - Call For Vote
CIAO - Goodbye (in Italian)
CID - Consider It Done
CIS - CompuServe Information Service
CMF - Count My Fingers
CMIW - Correct Me if I'm Wrong
COB - Close Of Business
CofS - Church of Scientology
C-P - Sleepy
CRAFT - Can't Remember A F***ing Thing
CRAP - Cheap Redundant Assorted Products
CRAT - Can't Remember A Thing
CRAWS - Can't Remember Anything Worth A Sh**
CRTLA - Can't Remember the Three-Letter Acronym
CSL - Can't Stop Laughing
C-T - City
CTA - Call To Action
CTC - Choking The Chicken
CU - See You
CUL - See You Later
CUL8ER - See You Later
CUL8R - See You Later
CUNS - See You In School!
CWYL - Chat With You Later
CY - Calm Yourself
CYA - Cover Your ***
CYL - See You Later
CYT - See You Tomorrow
DARFC - Ducking And Running For Cover
DBEYR - Don't Believe Everything You Read
DD - Due Diligence
DDD - Direct Distance Dial
DETI - Don't Even Think It
DF - Dear Friend
DGA - Don't Go Anywhere
DGT - Don't Go There
DH - Dear Hubby or Husband
DHYB - Don't Hold Your Breath
DIKU - Do I Know You
DILLIGAD - Do I Look Like I Give A Damn
DILLIGAS - Do I Look Like I Give A Sh**
DIY - Do It Yourself
DKDC - Don't Know Don't Care
DL - Download
DLTM - Don't Lie To Me
DMI - Don't Mention It
DNC - Does Not Compute
DQYDJ - Don't Quit Your Day Job
DRIB - Don't Read If Busy
DUST - Did You See That?
DWYM - Does What You Mean
DYFM - Dude You Fascinate Me
DYJHIW - Don't You Just Hate it When...
DYOFDW - Do Your Own F***ing Dirty Work
DYSTSOTT - Did You See The Size Of That Thing
E123 - Easy as One, Two, Three
EAK - Eating at Keyboard
EG - Evil Grin
EL - Evil Laugh
EM? - Excuse Me?
EOD - End Of Day
EOM - End Of Message
ESO - Equipment Smarter than Operator
EULA - End-User License Agreement
EWI - E-mailing While Intoxicated
EZ - Easy
F2F - Face-to-Face
FAB - Features Attributes Benefits
FAQL - Frequently Asked Questions List
FAWC - For Anyone Who Cares
FBKS - Failure Between Keyboard and Seat
FE - Fatal Error
FF - Friends Forever
FF&PN - Fresh Fields and Pastures New
FISH - First in, Still Here
FITB - Fill in the Blanks
FO - F*** Off
FOAF - Friend Of A Friend
FOC - Free of Charge
FOFL - Falling on Floor Laughing
FRED - F***ing Ridiculous Electronic Device
FTASB - Faster Than A Speeding Bullet
FTL - Faster Than Light
FTTB - For The Time Being
FUBAR - F***ed Up Beyond All Recognition
FUBB - F***ed Up Beyond Belief
FUD - Fear, Uncertainty, and Disinformation
FUM - F***ed Up Mess
FWD - Forward
FWIW - For What It's Worth
FYA - For Your Amusement
FYI - For Your Information
FYIFV - F*** You I'm Fully Vested
FYM - For Your Misinformation
GA - Go Ahead
GAL - Get A Life
GALGAL - Give A Little Get A Little
GBH - Great Big Hug
GD&R - Grinning, Ducking and Running
GG - Good Game (or) Gotta Go
GGN - Gotta Go Now
GIGO - Garbage In, Garbage Out
GIWIST - Gee, I Wish I'd Said That
GL - Good Luck
GLYASDI - God Loves You And So Do I
GMTA - Great Minds Think Alike
GMTFT - Great Minds Think For Themselves
GNBLFY - Got Nothing But Love For You
GOK - God Only Knows
GR&D - Grinning Running And Ducking
GR8 - Great
GRRRR - it means Growling
GSOAS - Go Sit On A Snake
GTG - Got To Go
GTGB - Got To Go, Bye
GTGP - Got To Go Pee
GTH - Go To Hell
GTSY - Glad To See Ya
GYPO - Get Your Pants Off
HAGD - Have a Great Day
HAGO - Have A Good One
HAK - Hugs And Kisses
HAND - Have a Nice Day
HB - Hurry Back
HD - Hold
HF - Hello, Friend
HHO1/2K - Ha Ha, Only Half Kidding
HHOJ - Ha-Ha, Only Joking
HHOK - Ha Ha, Only Kidding
HHOS - Ha-Ha, Only Being Serious
HHTYAY - Happy Holidays To You And Yours
HIH - Hope It Helps
HIOOC - Help! I'm Out Of Coffee
HOHA - HOllywood HAcker
HTH - Hope This (or That) Helps
HUA - Heads Up Ace
HUGZ - Hugs
HUYA - Head Up Your A**
I 1-D-R - I Wonder
IAC - In Any Case
IAC - In Any Case
IAE - In Any Event
IAITS - It's All In The Subject
IANAC - I Am Not A Crook
IANAE - I Am Not an Expert
IANAL - I Am Not A Lawyer
IAT - I Am Tired
IBRB - I Will Be Right Back
IBT - In Between Technology
IBTD - I Beg To Differ
IC - In Character
ICBW - I Could Be Wrong
ID10T - Idiot
IDGAF - I Don't Give A F***
IDGI - I Don't Get It
IDK - I Don't Know
IDKY - I Don't Know You
I-D-L - Ideal
IDM - It Does Not Matter
IDST - I Didn't Say That
IDTS - I Don't Think So
IEF - It's Esther's Fault
IFAB - I Found A Bug
IFU - I F***ed Up
IGGP - I Gotta Go Pee
IGTP - I Get The Point
IHAIM - I Have Another Instant Message
IHNO - I Have No Opinion
IHTFP - I Have Truly Found Paradise or I Hate This F***ing Place
IIIO - Intel Inside, Idiot Outside
IIMAD - If It Makes An(y) Difference
IIR - If I Remember or If I Recall
IIRC - If I Remember Correctly or If I Recall Correctly
IIWM - If It Were Me
ILICISCOMK - I Laughed, I Cried, I Spat/Spilt Coffee/Crumbs/Coke On My Keyboard
ILU - I Love You
ILY - I Love You
IM - Instant Messaging
IMHO - In My Humble Opinion
IMNSHO - In My Not So Humble Opinion
IMO - In My Opinion
IMS - I Am Sorry
INMP - It's Not My Problem
INNW - If Not Now, When
INPO - In No Particular Order
IOH - I'm Outta Here
IOW - In Other Words
IRL - In Real Life
ISS - I Said So
ISTM - It Seems to Me
ISTR - I Seem To Remember
ISWYM - I See What You Mean
ITM - In The Money
IUM - If You Must
IYKWIM - If You Know What I Mean
IYKWIMAITYD - If You Know What I Mean And I Think You Do
IYO - In Your Opinion
IYSS - If You Say So
IYSWIM - If You See What I Mean
J/C - Just Checking
J/K - Just Kidding!
J/W - Just Wondering
JAD - Just Another day
JAFO - Just Another F***ing Onlooker
JAM - Just a Minute
JK - Just Kidding
JM2C - Just My 2 Cents
JOOTT - Just One Of Those Things
JT - Just Teasing
K - Okay or All Right
KBD - Keyboard
KEWL - Cool
KFY - Kiss For You
KIR - Keep It Real
KISS - Keep It Simple Stupid
KIT - Keep In Touch
KMA - Kiss My ***
KMRIA - Kiss My Royal Irish Arse
KOK - Knock
KOTC - Kiss On The Cheek
KOTL - Kiss On The Lips
KPC - Keeping Parents Clueless
KWIM - Know What I Mean
KYPO - Keep Your Pants On
L8R - Later
LAQ - Lame *** Quote
LD - Long Distance
LDTTWA - Let's Do The Time Warp Again
LIFO - Last In First Out
LLTA - Lots And Lots Of Thunderous Applause
LMAO - Laughing My *** Off
LMK - Let Me Know
LOL - Laughing Out Loud -or- Lots of Luck (or Love)
LOLA - Laugh Out Loud Again
LOOL - Laughing Outragously Out Loud
LOPSOD - Long On Promises, Short On Delivery
LRF - Little Rubber Feet
LSV - Language, Sex, Violence
LTIC - Laughing 'Til I Cry
LTNS - Long Time No See
LWR - Launch When Ready
LYL - Love Ya Lots
LYLAB - Love You Like a Brother
LYLAS - Love You Like A Sister
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Old December 7th, 2007, 11:09 AM
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Re: Acronyms for the web/ A-L

Now that's a list! Thanks, Grubby
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Old December 7th, 2007, 08:02 PM
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Re: Acronyms for the web/ A-L

Wow. . .

I had no idea. It's an enormous list. Thank you.
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Old December 8th, 2007, 01:25 PM
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Re: Acronyms for the web/ A-L

Help! I've seen FOO before and am not sure what it stands for
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Old December 8th, 2007, 01:53 PM
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Re: Acronyms for the web/ A-L

Hi Snafu - I believe it's Family of Origin. This one took me a while too!
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Old December 11th, 2007, 01:20 AM
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thanks for the list dear
i was thinking previously that only i dont know about this so i was hesitant to ask but now i can well understand
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good thing i can print, it would be quite hard to memorise all of that, thanks
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Old September 7th, 2008, 02:22 PM
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I've seen "BG"

what does it mean?
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Background.
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Old September 7th, 2008, 05:27 PM
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I have just joined - looks like I came across a helpful thread... thank you x
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