Re: [SI-LIST] : Acronyms

Adrian Shiner (adrian.shiner@virgin.net)
Tue, 25 May 1999 19:58:18 +0100

Seeing all this over use of acronyms brings the phrase to mind: "computer anorak", or for our American friends "computer nerd" is the equivilent It is not an indicator of intellect to communicate unclearly and the point of the
communication is lost.

Adrian

Douglas McKean wrote:

> I'm not recommending the use of such things
> here on the SI-List. But, for those who think
> they would benefit knowing the acronyms used
> elsewhere, here's a little list.
>
> TLAs:
>
> TLA: Three Letter Acronym
>
> AFK: Away From Keyboard
> ATM: At The Moment
> BBL: Be Back Later
> BBS: Be Back Soon
> BFN: Bye For Now
> BRB: Be Right Back
> BTW: By The Way
> CUL: See You Later
> IMO: In My Opinion
> GFY: Good For You
> LOL: Laughs Out Loud
> MMD: Make My Day
>
> ETLAs:
>
> ETLA: Extended Three Letter Acronym
>
> AFAIK: As Far As I Know
> GD&R: Grinning, Ducking, and Running (after snide remark)
> IMHO: In My Humble Opinion
> IMNSHO: In My Not-So-Humble Opinion
> IIRC: If I Remember Correctly
> OTOH: On The Other Hand
> ROTFL: Rolling On The Floor Laughing
> TTFN: Ta Ta For Now
>
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