Common abbreviations used while chatting/texting

  •   4EVR – Forever
  •   AAAAA – American Association Against Acronym Abuse
  •   ADR – Address
  •   AFAIC – As Far As I’m Concerned
  •   AFAIK – As Far As I Know
  •   AFAYC – As Far As You’re Concerned
  •   AFK – Away From Keyboard
  •   AISI – As I See It
  •   AKA – Also Known As
  •   ALOL – Actually Laughing Out Loud
  •   AML – All My Love
  •   ANFSCD – And Now For Something Completely Different
  •   ASAP – As Soon As Possible
  •   ASL – Age/Sex/Location
  •   ASLMH – Age/Sex/Location/Music/Hobbies
  •   ATM – At The Moment
  •   AWOL – Absent Without Leave
  •   B/C – Because
  •   B4 – Before
  •   BAK – Back At Keyboard
  •   BBFN – Bye Bye For Now
  •   BBL – Be Back Later
  •   BBS – Be Back Soon
  •   BBSL – Be Back Sooner or Later
  •   BCNU – Be Seeing You
  •   BCOZ – Because
  •   BEOS – Nudge
  •   BFN – Bye For Now
  •   BKA – Better Known As
  •   BRB – Be Right Back
  •   BRT – Be Right There
  •   BTW – By The Way
  •   BUAYA – To Sweet Talk You
  •   CFV – Call For Vote
  •   CU – See You (good bye)
  •   CUL – See You Later
  •   CUL8ER – See You Later
  •   CY – Calm Yourself
  •   CYA – Cover Your A__
  •   DH – Dear Hubby (Husband)
  •   DL – Download
  •   DMI – Don’t Mention It
  •   DOD – We could tell you but then we’d have to kill you!
  •   DUCT – Did You See That?
  •   DYOFDW – Do Your Own F___ing Dirty Work
  •   EG – Evil Grin
  •   EL – Evil Laugh
  •   F2F – Face to Face
  •   FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions
  •   FAQL – Frequently Asked Questions List
  •   FAWC – For Anyone Who Cares
  •   FFK – Fong Fei Kei – To Stand You Up
  •   FOAF – Friend Of A Friend
  •   FTASB – Faster Than A Speeding Bullet
  •   FTF – Face To Face
  •   FTL – Faster Than Light
  •   FUBAR – F_____d Up Beyond All Recognition
  •   FWIW – For What It’s Worth
  •   FYA – For Your Amusement/Action/Approval
  •   FYI – For Your Information
  •   GA – Go Ahead
  •   GALGAL – Give A Little Get A Little
  •   GBH – Great Big Hug
  •   GD&R – Grinning, Ducking and Running (usually after snide remark)
  •   GG – Good Game
  •   GGN – Gotta Go Now
  •   GL – Good Luck
  •   GMTA – Great Minds Think Alike
  •   GR8 – Great
  •   HIH – Hope It Helps
  •   HILIACACLO – Help I Lapsed Into A Coma And Can’t Log Off
  •   HTH – Hope This Helps
  •   HUGZ – Hugs
  •   IAE – In Any Event
  •   IANAL – I Am Not A Lawyer
  •   IAT – I am Tired
  •   IC – I See
  •   ICBW – I Could Be Wrong
  •   IDK – I Don’t Know
  •   IGTP – I Get The Point
  •   IHNO – I Have No Opinion
  •   IHTFP – I Have Truly Found Paradise (I Hate This F_____n Place)
  •   IIR – If I Recall
  •   IIRC – If I Recall Correctly
  •   IM – Instant Message
  •   IMAO – In My Arrogant Opinion
  •   IMHO – In My Humble Opinion
  •   IMNSHO – In My Not-So-Humble Opinion
  •   IMO – In My Opinion
  •   INPO – In No Particular Order
  •   IOW – In Other Words
  •   IRL – In Real Life
  •   IYKWIM – If You Know What I Mean
  •   IYKWIMAITYD – If You Know What I Mean And I Think You Do
  •   JK (or J/K) – Just Kidding
  •   JM2C – Just My 2 Cents
  •   JT – Just Teasing
  •   K – Okay
  •   KBD – Keyboard
  •   KEWL – Cool
  •   KOK – Knock
  •   KOTC – Kiss On The Cheek
  •   KOTL – Kiss On The Lips
  •   L8R – Later
  •   LMAO – Laughing My A__ Off
  •   LOL – Laughing Out Loud
  •   LOLA – Laugh Out Loud Again
  •   LOOL – Laughing Outragously Out Loud
  •   LWR – Launch When Ready
  •   LYLAS – Love You Like a Sister
  •   MOMPL – One Moment Please
  •   MOO – Multi-user Dungeon Object-Oriented
  •   MOTAS – Member Of The Appropriate Sex
  •   MOTOS – Member Of The Opposite Sex
  •   MOTSS – Member Of The Same Sex
  •   MSG – Message
  •   MTBF – Mean Time Between Failure
  •   MTFBWY – May The Force Be With You
  •   MUAK – Smooch
  •   MUD – Multiple User Dungeon
  •   MUSH – Multi User Shared Hallucination
  •   N/A – Not Acceptable
  •   N1 – Nice One
  •   NDA – Non-Disclosure Agreement
  •   NM – Nevermind
  •   NP – No Problem
  •   NRN – No Reply Necessary
  •   NTK – Nice To Know
  •   OB- – Obligatory (as a prefix)
  •   OBJOKE – Obligatory Joke
  •   OIC – Oh, I See!
  •   OK – All Correct (I Approve)
  •   OMG – Oh My God
  •   ONNA – Oh No, Not Again
  •   ONNTA – Oh No, Not This Again
  •   OOI – Out Of Interest
  •   OS – Operating System
  •   OTOH – On The Other Hand
  •   OTOOH – On The Other Other Hand
  •   OUSU – Oh, You Shut Up
  •   PD – Public Domain
  •   PFA – Please Find Attached
  •   PDA – Public Display of Affection
  •   PIAK – Slap In The Face
  •   PITA – Pain In The A__
  •   PLS – Please
  •   PM – Personal Message
  •   PMFJI – Pardon Me For Jumping In
  •   PMIGBOM – Put Mind In Gear Before Opening Mouth
  •   PMJI – Pardon My Jumping In
  •   POV – Point of View
  •   PPL – People
  •   PS – Post Script
  •   QL – Quit Laughing!
  •   QS – Quit Scrolling
  •   QT – Cutie
  •   RBAY – Right Back At Ya
  •   RE – Regards or Hello Again
  •   RFC – Request For Comments
  •   RFD – Request For Discussion
  •   RFI – Request For Information
  •   RIT – Alrighty
  •   RL – Real Life
  •   ROFL – Rolling On Floor Laughing
  •   ROFLASTC – Rolling On Floor Laughing And Scaring The Cat
  •   ROFLGO – Rolling On Floor Laughing Guts Out
  •   ROFLMAO – Rolling On Floor Laughing My A__ Off!
  •   ROFLOL – Rolling On Floor Laughing Out Loud
  •   ROTFL – Rolling On The Floor Laughing
  •   ROTFLABIC – Rolling On The Floor Laughing And Biting Into Carpet
  •   ROTFLOL – Rolling On The Floor Laughing Out Loud
  •   RTFAQ – Read The FAQ
  •   RTFM – Read The F___ing Manual
  •   RX – Regards (Regs)
  •   SCNR – Sorry Couldn’t Resist
  •   SED – Said Enough Darling
  •   SF – Science Fiction
  •   SFETE – Smiling From Ear To Ear
  •   SMAIM – Send Me An Instant Message
  •   SME – Subject Matter Expert
  •   SNAFU – Situation Normal, All F___ed Up
  •   SNAILMAIL – Postal Mail Service
  •   SO – Significant Other (e.g., spouse, boy/girlfriend)
  •   SOHF – Sense Of Humor Failure
  •   SPAM – Stupid Persons’ Advertisement
  •   SSEWBA – Someday Soon, Everything Will Be Acronyms
  •   SU – Shut Up
  •   SWAG – Scientific Wild A__ Guess
  •   SWALK – Sealed With A Loving Kiss
  •   TAS – Taking A Shower
  •   TFDS – That’s For Darn Sure
  •   THANX – Thanks
  •   THX – Thanks
  •   TIA – Thanks In Advance
  •   TIC – Tongue In Cheek
  •   TNC – Tongue In Cheek
  •   TNX – Thanks
  •   TPTB – The Powers That Be
  •   TSR – Terminal and Stay Resindent
  •   TTFN – Ta Ta For Now
  •   TTYL – Talk To You Later
  •   TVM – Thanks Very Much
  •   TWIMC – To Whom It May Concern
  •   TY – Thank You
  •   TYVM – Thank You Very Much
  •   U – You
  •   U2 – You Too?
  •   UR – Your
  •   VBG – Very Big Grin
  •   VBS – Very Big Smile
  •   VEG – Very Evil Grin
  •   VSF – Very Sad Face
  •   W/ – With
  •   W/B – Write Back
  •   W/O – without
  •   WAD – Without A Doubt
  •   WB – Welcome Back
  •   WBS – Write Back Soon
  •   WEG – Wicked Evil Grin
  •   WISP – Winning Is So Pleasureable
  •   WNOHGB – Were No One Has Gone Before
  •   WRT – With Respect To
  •   WT – Without Thinking
  •   WTG – Way To Ggo
  •   WTH – What The Heck
  •   WTTM – Without Thinking To Much
  •   WYSIWYG – What You See Is What You Get
  •   WYWH – Wish You Were Here
  •   XM – Excuse Me
  •   XME – Excuuuuse Me
  •   XO – Hugs, Kisses
  •   Y – Why
  •   YMMV – Your Mileage May Vary
  •   YTTDSFATCCSH – Yours Till The Desert Sands Freeze And The Camels Come Skating Home
  •   YW – Your Welcome
  •   YWIA – You’re Welcome In Advance
  •   ZZZ – Sleeping, Bored, Tired
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