Since the internet was originally based on ascii communication, and mostly the typed word, a number of typing shortcuts have become quite broadly used.
I've provided a brief form at the bottom of this list for you to provide additional acronyms. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z AFAIK As Far as I Know AFK Away From Keyboard AIIC As If I Care AISI As I See It AKA Also Known As ANFAWFOS And Now a Word From Our Sponsor ASAP As Soon As Possible ASAFP As Soon As Freakin' Possible AYF All Your Fault BAIK Boy Am I Confused BAK Back At Keyboard BF Boy Friend BFN Bye For Now BNF Big Name Fan BNI Batteries Not Included BOC But Of Course BOF Birds of a Feather (Special Interest Group) BOS Big Orange Switch (Panic Button) BOT Back on Topic BRB Be Right Back BRS Big Red Switch (Panic Button) BS Bulls* BSEG Big S* Eating A Grin BTDT Been There, Done That BTFT Been There, Fixed That BTFM Beats the Funk out of Me BTW By the way BUGS Bloody User Generated Symptoms Help!
CE Creative Editing CIAO Goodbye COTFLGOHAHA Crawling on the Floor Laughing Guts Out and Having a Heart Attack CSY Can't Stop Yawning CU Cracking Up CUL Catch You Later (Goodbye) CUL8R See You Later CWYL Chat With You Later CYA Cover Your Ass CYA See Ya D&C Duck & Cover DBA Doing Business As DBN Doing Business Not DIAFYO Did I Ask For Your Opinion DILLIGAFF Do I look Like I give a Flying Figment?
PMYMHMMFSWGAD Pardon Me, You Must Have Mistaken Me for Someone Who Gives A Damn POQ P* Off Quickly POQADCB P* Off Quickly and Don't Come back POV Point of View PPP Petty Pet Peeve PTMM Please Tell Me More ROFFNAR Rolling on the Floor for no Apparent Reason ROFL Rolling on Floor Laughing ROFLOL Rolling on the Floor Laughing Out Loud ROFLMAO Rolling on Floor Laughing My Ass Off ROFLOLBAG Rolling on the Floor Laughing Out Loud Busting a Gut ROFPML Rolling on the Floor P*ing Myself Laughing ROTBA Reality on the Blink Again RSN Real Soon Now [which may be a long time coming] RTFI Read the Friendly Instructions RTFM Read the Freakin' manual! SAR Some Assembly Required SBCN Sitting Behind the Computer, Naked SHM S* Happens, Mate SICS Sitting in Chair Snickering SIIN S* if I Know SNAFU Situation Normal: All Fouled (!
) Up SITD Still in the dark SO Significant Other SOE Silly/Stupid Operator Error SOL Still Out of Luck (or something thereabouts TANJ There Aint No Justice -- Niven TANSTAAFL There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free lunch TCB Taking Care of Business TDMATBICPLY This Doesn't Mean A Thing But It Confuses People Like You TGAL Think Globally, Act Locally TIA Thanks In Advance (also At Dh Va An Nk Cs E) TIC Tongue in cheek TINALO This is Not a Legal Opinion TINAR This is Not a Recommendation TINWIS That is Not What I Said TLA Three Letter Acronym (such as this) TM Trust Me TNOTVS There's Nothing on Television, so...
TPS(S) This Program Sucks, (Severely) TPTB The Powers That Be TRDMC Tears Running Down My Cheeks TSOHF Total Sense of Humor Failure TTBOMK To the Best of My Knowledge TTFN Ta Ta for Now TTM To The Moderator TTYL Talk To You Later TTYRS Talk To You Real Soon TUFD The User File Died WAB What, Another Bill WAMKSAM Why are My Kitties (Kids) Staring at Me WB Welcome Back WBS Write Back Soon WDYMBT What do You Mean by That WIBAMU Well, I'll be a Monkey's Uncle WMMOWS Wash My Mouth Out with Soap WTF What the F*? WYLABOCTGWTR Would You Like a Bowl of Cream to go with That Remark?
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