Internet Initialisms & Acronyms

10QThank You
1FTROne For The Road
24/724 hours a day; 7 days a week
AAMOFAs A Matter Of Fact
ACRONYMAbbreviated Coded Rendition Of Name Yielding Meaning
ADDAttention Deficit Disorder
ADHDAttention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADNAny Day Now
AFAIACAs Far As I Am Concerned
AFAICRAs Far As I Can Recall
AFAICTAs Far As I Can Tell
AFAIKAs Far As I Know
AFAIRAs Far As I Remember/Recall
AFAIUIAs Far As I Understand It
AFJApril Fools' Joke
AFKAway From The Keyboard; Away For A Kwickie
AFOGAnother Fucking Opportunity for Growth
AHPFAll Hail Pass Fail (via MIT)
YA x AICMFPYou are x and I claim my five pounds (Britishism; via old newspaper promo)
AISBAs I Said Before
AISEAs I Said Earlier
AIUIAs I Understand It
AIWAs It Were/Was
AKAAlso Known As
AMAPAs Much/Many As Possible
ANFAWFOSAnd Now For A Word From Our Sponsor
ANSIAmerican National Standards Institute
AOBAny Other Business
APAge Play
APACAll Praise And Credit
APIApplication Program Interface
ARPAAdvanced Research Projects Agency
ASAnother Subject
ASAPAs Soon As Possible
ASCIIAmerican Standard Code for Information Interchange
ASNWSA Simple No Would Suffice
ATBAll The Best
ATKAt The Keyboard
ATLAAnother Three Letter Acronym
ATMAt The Moment
ATSLAlong The Same Lines
ATTYOBAnything That Turns You On Baby
AUPAcceptable Use Policy
AWCIGOAnd Where Can I Get One
AWGTHTGTATAAre We Going To Have To Go Through All This/That Again
AWGTHTGTTAAre We Going To Have To Go Through This/That Again
AWHFYAre We Having Fun Yet
AWOLAbsent Without Official Leave
AYBABTUAll Your Base Are Belong To Us
AYMKAs You May Know
AYTAre You There
B&DBondage and Discipline
B4NBye For Now
BACBy Any Chance
BADBroken As Designed
BAGBusting A Gut
BAGLBusting A Gut Laughing
BAKBack At Keyboard
BBBBusy Beyond Belief
BBFNBye Bye For Now
BBIABBe Back In A Bit
BBIASBe Back In A Sec
BBL[I'll] Be Back Later
BBMBig Beautiful Man
BBRBurnt Beyond Repair
BBSBulletin Board System / Be Back Soon
BBTBe Back Tomorrow
BBWBig Beautiful Woman
BCBasket Case
BCCBlind Carbon Copy
BCNUBe Seein' You
BDSMBondage & Discipline, Dominance & Submission, Sado-Masochism
BDSMLMNOPBDSM and whatever else we might do
BEGBig Evil Grin
BFBoy Friend
BFDBig Fucking Deal
BFHBastard From Hell
BFMIBrute Force and Massive Ignorance
BFNBye For Now
BFNNBizarre Format with No Name (document format)
BGBig Grin
BIBreidbart Index [the SPAM index of a Usenet post]
BIABBack In A Bit
BIAFBack In A Few
BIALWback in a little while
BIASBack In A Second
BIAWBack In A While
BICBest In Class
BILBrother In Law
BIONBelieve It Or Not
BIOYIOPBlow It Out Your Input Output Port
BITDBack In The Day
BITDBeaten It To Death
BMHATKBanging My Head Against The Keyboard
BMHATWBanging My Head Against The Wall
BMOCBig Man On Campus
BMTABrilliant Minds Think Alike
BMTIPGBrilliant Minds Think In Parallel Gutters
BNFBig Name Fan
BOCBut Of Course
BOFBirds Of a Feather
BOFHBastard Operator From Hell
BOHICABend Over, Here It Comes Again
BOHOFBack Of Hand On Forehead
BOSBig Orange Switch
BOTBack On Topic
BOTECBack Of The Envelope Calculation
BPDBorderline Personality Disorder
BRB[I'll] Be Right Back
BRSBig Red Switch
BRTBe Right There
BSGBig Smiling Grin; Broad Sweeping Generalisation
BSODBlue Screen of Death (Windows NT, et al.)
BSTSBetter Safe Than Sorry
BTABut Then Again
BTAICBWBut Then Again I Could Be Wrong
BTAIMBe That As It May
BTDTBeen There, Done That
BTDTGTTSBeen There, Done That, Got The T-Shirt
BTOBDBe There Or Be Dead
BTOBSBe There Or Be Square
BTSOOMBeats The Shit Out Of Me
BTTHButt To The Head
BTTPBack To The Point
BTWBy The Way
BWGBig Wide Grin
BWQBuzz Word Quotient
BYKTBut You Know/Knew That
BYKTABut You Know/Knew That Already
BYOBBring Your Own Bottle/Booze
C&PCopy & Paste
C/OCare Of
CADETCan't Add Doesn't Even Try
CBCall Back
CBChastity Belt
CBTCock and Ball Torture/Training
CCCarbon Copy
CCWCCan't Cook Won't Cook
CDCross Dresser
CECreative Editing
CERTComputer Emergency Response Team
CFDCall For Discussion
CFVCall For Votes
CGCute Grin
CGICommon Gateway Interface
CHURSee How yoU aRe
CIACComputer Incident Advisory Capability
CIAOgoodbye [pronounced Chow]
CICChrist I'm Confused
CIOCut It Out
CISComplete and Irrevocable Submission
CLABCrying Like A Baby
CLMCareer Limiting Move
CMIIWCorrect Me If I'm Wrong
CNCConsensual Non Consent
CNPContinued [In My] Next Post
COClothing Optional
CODCash On Delivery
COTFLGUOAHAHACrawling On The Floor Laughing Guts Out And Having A Heart Attack
COTSCommercial Off The Shelf
CPCorporal Punishment
CPFCan Pigs Fly
CRCCyclic Redundancy Check
CSCop Shop
CTSCarpal Tunnel Syndrome
CTTDCute Things They Do
CTTOICome To Think Of It
CTTSCute Things They Say
CUSee You
CULSee You Later
CUL8RSee yoU LateR
CWContinuous Wave (the carrier type used for Morse code communications)
CWConventional Wisdom
CWYLChat With You Later
CYACover Your Ass
CYASee You Around
CYLSee You Later
CYTCute Young Thing
C|N>K"Coffee (piped through) Nose, (redirected to) Keyboard"
D&WDucking And Weaving
D/S or D/sDominance and Submission
DADTDon't Ask, Don't Tell
DAPParents Against Dyslexia :)
DARFCDucking And Running For Cover
DBADoing Business As
DBTDialectical Behavior Therapy
DEBDon't Even Bother
DFMDon't Flame Me
DFUDon't Forget Units
DGTDon't Go There
DIDDissociative Identity Disorder (used to be MPD)
DIIKDamned If I Know
DIINDamned If I kNow
DILLIGAFFDo I Look Like I Give A Flying Fuck
DIMDo It Myself
DIYDo It Yourself
DKDon't Know
DKFDreaded Koosh Flogger
DLGDevilish Little Grin
DLTDHYITAOYWODont Let The Door Hit You In The Ass On Your Way Out
DMQDo-Me Queen
DNADid Not Answer
DNDKDon't Know, Don't Care
DNODo Not Open [used in the subject line of a test post or email]
DNPMDamn Near Pissed Myself
DNSDomain Name System
DOADead On Arrival
DOBDate Of Birth
DOMDirty Old Man
DOSDisk Operating System
DOYCDeity Of Your Choice
DOYKBDown On Your Knees, Bitch
DQOTDDumb Question Of The Day
DSWDick Size War
DTADon't Trust Anybody
DTOKABDrop To One Knee And Bow
DTPDeskTop Publishing
DTRTDo The Right Thing (contrast with DTWT)
DTTAHDon't Try This At Home
DTWTDo The Wrong Thing (contrast with DTRT)
DTYDDrink Till You Drop (party at MIT)
DUCWICDo YoU See What I See
DUKDead Upon Keyboard
DWAIDon't Worry About It
DWIMDo What I Mean
DWIMCDo What I Mean Correctly
DWIMNWISDo What I Mean Not What I Say
DWISNWIDDo What I Say Not What I Do
DWIWDo What I Want
DWYWDo What You Want
DYEDamn Your Eyes
DYHWIHDo You Hear What I Hear
DYSWISDo You See What I See
DoSDenial of Service
E&OEErrors And Omissions Excepted
E2EGEar to Ear Grin
EANABEqually Attractive Non-Alcoholic Beverage
ECPExcessive Cross Posting
EDEmotionally Disturbed
EDPEmotionally Disturbed Person
EGEvil Grin
EGBOKEverything is Going to Be OK
EIFExercise In Futility
EIPEverything Is Permissible
EMFBIExcuse Me For Butting In
EMSGemail message
EOBEnd Of Business
EODEnd Of Discussion
EODExplosive Ordnance Disposal
EOFEnd Of File
EOLEnd Of Lecture
EOMEnd Of Message
EOTEnd Of Thread
EPIDEvery Person Is Different
ESOSLEndless Snorts Of Stupid Laughter
ETAEstimated Time Of Arrival
ETLAExtended Three Letter Acronym
ETOPSEngines Turn Or Passengers Swim (powerboats)
EWAGExperienced Wild-Ass Guess
F2FFace To Face
FAFat Admirer, one who prefers a fat sexual/romantic partner
FAIKFor All I Know
FAQFrequently Asked Question(s)
FCFSFirst Come First Served
FCOLFor Crying Out Loud
FDROTFLFalling Down Rolling On The Floor Laughing
FFFist Fucking
FFRFor Future Reference
FGMFemale Genital Mutilation
FIAWOLFandom Is A Way Of Life
FICCLFrankly I Couldn't Care Less
FIIKFuck[ed] If I Know
FIIRfuck[ed] If I Remember
FILFather In Law
FIOFYFigure It Out For Yourself
FIRSTForum of Incident Response and Security Teams
FISHFirst In Still Here
FITBFill In The Blank
FLEAFour Letter Extended Acronym
FLTFermat's Last Theorem
FMTYEWTKFar More Than You Ever Wanted To Know
FOADFuck Off And Die
FOAFFriend Of A Friend
FOAFOAGFather Of A Friend Of A Girlfriend
FOAGFather Of A Girlfriend
FODFinger Of Death
FOSFreedom Of Speech
FOTFull Of Tripe
FOTCLFalling Off The Chair Laughing
FRZFruitin' Religious Zealot
FSDFools Seldom Differ
FSDOFor Some Definition Of
FSVOFor Some Value Of
FTASBFaster Than A Speeding Bullet
FTFFace To Face
FTLFaster Than Light
FTMFor That Matter (or Female To Male trans)
FTMPFor The Most Part
FTPFile Transfer Protocol
FTRFor The Record
FTSFixin' To Start
FTSOFuck The Skull Of
FUBARFucked Up Beyond All [Repair|Recognition]
FUDFear, Uncertainty, And Doubt
FURTBFull Up Ready To Burst
FWIWFor What It's Worth
FYAFor Your Amusement
FYIFor Your Information
FYIVFuck You, I'm Vested
GAGo Ahead
GACGet A Clue
GAFIAGet Away From It All
GAFIATe(to) Get Away From It All
GALGet A Life
GBH&KGreat Big Hugs & Kisses
GBH&KBGreat Big Hugs & Kisses Back
GCDGreatest Common Divisor
GD&RGrinning, Ducking, and Running (after a smart-ass comment)
GD&RFGrinning Ducking And Running Fast
GD&RVVFGrinning Ducking And Running Very Very Fast
GD&WGrinning Ducking And Weaving
GFRGrim File Reaper
GGGenetic Girl
GGNGotta Go Now
GGPGotta Go Pee
GHODGeneral Heuristic Organizing Device
GIFGraphical Interchange Format
GIGOGarbage In Garbage Out; Garbage In Gospel Out
GIWISTGee I Wish I'd Said That
GJPGood Job Partner
GLgood luck
GLBTGay, Lesbian, Bi, Trans
GLGGoofy Little Grin
GLGHGood Luck and Good Hunting
GMTGreenwich Mean Time [UK Time]
GMTAGreat Minds Think Alike
GOATGo Away, Troll
GOKGod Only Knows
GOOMLGet Out Of My Life
GOTFIAGroaning On The Floor In Agony
GOWIGet On With It
GPFGeneral Protection Fault
GRQGet Rich Quick (a type of spam - compare MMF)
GRUITGet Real yoU Impudent Thing
GSGolden Shower
GTBOSGlad To Be Of Service
GTGGot To Go
GTGNGot To Go Now
GTPGot To Pee
H&KHugs & Kisses
H2How To
HAKHugs And Kisses
HANDHave A Nice Day
HCBHoly Cow Batman
HHGTTGHitch Hiker's Guide To The Galaxy
HHISHanging Head In Shame
HHO1/2KHa Ha Only Half Kidding
HHOJHa Ha Only Joking
HHOKHa Ha, Only Kidding
HHOSHa Ha, Only Serious
HHVFHa Ha, Very Funny
HIB__Have I Been ___________
HICAHere It Comes Again
HNGHorny Net Geek
HOMPRHang On Mobile Phone's Ringing
HOPRHang On Phone's Ringing
HOSHusband Over Shoulder
HOUERHanging On yoUr Every Word
HOYERHanging On Your Every Word
HPHome Page
HSF(variants: H-S-F, H*S*F) Hand-Staple-Forehead (theatrical angst)
HSIKHow Should I Know
HSPHighly Sensitive Person
HTHHope This Helps (often used with HAND)
HTMLHyperText Markup Language
HTTPHyperText Transfer Protocol
HWNINSHe whose name is not spoken
HWPHeight and Weight Proportional (i.e.: "normal" build)
HWSNBNHe Who Should Not Be Named
HWWNBNHe Who Will Not Be Named
IAAAI Am An Accountant
IAADI Am A Doctor
IAALI Am A Lawyer
IACIn Any Case
IAEIn Any Event
IAGFIIIt's All Good Fun Isn't It
IAMFII Ask Merely For Information
IAMTAI Ask Merely To Annoy
IANAInternet Assigned Numbers Authority
IANAAI Am Not An Accountant
IANACI Am Not A Crook
IANADI Am Not A Doctor
IANALI Am Not A Lawyer
IANALBIPOOTVI Am Not A Lawyer But I Play One On TV
IANYMIn A New York Minute
IANYSIn A New York Second
IAPInternet Access Provider
IARTPFWTSIOWIMI Am Repeating This Parrot Fashion Without The Slightest Idea Of What It Means
IAWIn Accordance With
IAWCIn A While Crocodile [usually used to reply to SYLA(cf)]
IBCInadequate But Cute
IBMInadequate But Marketable
IBTDI Beg To Differ
ICBI Care Because
ICBWI Could Be Wrong
ICCLI Couldn't Care Less
ICOCBWI Could Of Course Be Wrong
ICPInternet Content Provider
ICTYBTIHTKYI Could Tell You But Then I'd Have To Kill You
ICURI See yoU aRe
ICYWCIn Case You Were Curious
IDGII Don't Get It
IDICInfinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations (via Star Trek)
IDKI Don't Know
IDTSI Don't Think So
IDTTI'll Drink To That
IERSInternational Earth Rotation Service
IETFInternet Engineering Task Force
IETGFTPIt's Easier To Get Forgiveness Than Permission
IHABICNRWTSFI Hate Abbreviations Because I Can Never Remember What They Stand For :)
IHAFCI Haven't A Fucking Clue
IHNFCI have No Fucking Clue
IHNJ,IJLTSI Have No Joke, I Just Like To Say... (via David Letterman)
IHTBSIt Has To Be Shown
IHTFPI Hate This Fucking Place
IIABDFIIf It Ain't Broke Don't Fix It
IIANMIf I Am Not Mistaken
IINMIf I'm Not Mistaken
IIRCIf I Recall/Remember Correctly
IITYWIMWYBMADIf I Tell You What It Means Will You Buy Me A Drink
IITYWITIWHTKYIf I Tell You What It Means I Will Have To Kill You
IITYWYBADIf I Tell You, Will You Buy Another Drink
IITYWYBMABIf I Tell You, Will You Buy Me A Beer
IJLSI Just Like Saying
IKI Know
IKWUMI Know What yoU Mean
IKWYMI Know What You Mean
ILII Like Ike
ILICISCOMKI Laughed; I Cried; I Spilled Coffee/Coke On My Keyboard
ILIWAPCTI Love It When A Plan Comes Together
ILTFPI Love This Place
ILUI Love yoU
ILYI Love You
IMInstant Message
IMAOIn My Arrogant Opinion
IMBOIn My Biased Opinion
IMCDOIn My Conceited Dogmatic Opinion
IMCOIn My Considered Opinion
IMEIn My Experience/Estimation
IMHOIn My Humble/Honest Opinion
IMMORI Make My Own Rules
IMNSHOIn My Not So Humble Opinion
IMOIn My Opinion
IMOBOIn My Own Biased Opinion
IMPEIn My Personal/Previous Experience
IMPOVIn My Point Of View
IMSI Must Say
IMSLTHOIn My Slightly/Somewhat Less Than Humble Opinion
IMVHOIn My Very Humble Opinion
IMXIn My eXperience (perferred form: IME)
INGSII'm Not Going To Say It
INPOIn No Particular Order
INTI'll Never Tell
IOTTMCOIntuitively Obvious To The Most Casual Observer
IOUI Owe You
IOWIn Other Words
IPInternet Protocol
IRInter Racial
IRCInternet Relay Chat
IRLIn Real Life
IROOCI've Run Out Of Cigarettes
IRTIn Reply To, In Regard To
ISBABI Should Have Brought A Book
ISCI Stand Corrected
ISDNIntegrated Services Digital Network
ISOIn Search Of
ISPInternet Service Provider
ISTMIt Seems To Me
ISTRI Seem To Recall/Remember
ITInformation Technology
ITASIt Takes All Sorts
ITFAIn The Final Analysis
ITMAIts That Man Again
ITMTIn The MeanTime
ITPIRIf The Price Is Right
ITSFWIIf The Shoe Fits, Wear It
ITYMI Think You Mean
IUTHALORFHI Used To Have A Lot Of Respect For Him/Her
IUTKATSI Used To Know All That Stuff
IWBNIIt Would Be Nice If
IWIKI Wish I Knew
IYFIn Your Face
IYFEGInsert Your Favourite Ethnic Group
IYKWIMIf You Know What I Mean
IYKWIMAITYDIf You Know What I Mean And I Think You Do
IYSWIMIf You See What I Mean
J/KJust Kidding
JAFOJust Another Fucking Observer
JAMJust A Moment/Minute
JAOJust Another Observer
JAPHJust A Perl Hacker
JASJust A Second
JCJust Curious
JFFJust For Fun
JFTRJust For The Record
JFYIJust For Your Information
JICJust In Case
JKJust Kidding
JMHOJust My Humble Opinion
JMOJust My Opinion
JMOOCJust My Opinion Of Course
JOOCJust Out of Curiosity
JPEGJoint Photographic Experts Group
JSYKJust So You Know
JTLYKJust To Let You Know
JTUSKJust Thought yoU Should Know
JTYWTKJust Thought You Wanted To Know
KHYFKnow How You Feel
KIAKnow It All
KISSKeep It Simple Stupid
KITKeep In Touch
KITAkick in the ass
KLBKnown Lazy Bastard
KMWIHKick Me Where It Hurts
KMYFKiss Me You Fool
KNFkernel normal form
KOSKids Over Shoulder
KOTCKiss On The Cheek
KOTLKiss On The Lips
KTCOOTNKeep This Crap Out Of This Newsgroup
KWIMKnow What I Mean
KYHOOTWKeep Your Head Out Of The Water
KYHUKeep Your Head Up
LAB&TYDLife's A Bitch & Then You Die
LAB&TYMOLife's A Bitch And Then You Marry One
LALLLive And Let Live
LANLocal Area Network
LARPLive Action Role Playing
LARTLuser Attitude Readjustment Tool (a.k.a. Clue-by-Four)
LDRLong Distance Relationship
LJBFLet's Just Be Friends
LLAPLive Long And Prosper
LLDLeather Lifestyle Dork
LLTALots And Lots Of Thunderous Applause
LMALeave Me Alone
LMAOLaughing My Ass Off
LMCLost My Connection
LMCOALost My Connection Once Again
LMKLet Me Know
LMSOLaughing My Socks Off
LNFLate Night Food
LOLLaughing Out Loud
LPOSLosing Piece of Shit
LSFIABLike Shooting Fish In A Barrel
LSHIPMPLaughing So Hard I Peed My Pants
LSHISLaughed So Hard I Shit
LSPLess Sensitive Person
LTBFLearn To Be Funny
LTIPLaughing 'Til I Puke
LTMSLaughing To MySelf
LTMSHLaughing 'Til My Sides Hurt
LTNSLong Time No See
LTNTLong Time No Type
LTRLong Term Relationship
LTUAELife, The Universe, And Everything [Hitch-Hiker's Guide To The Galaxy]
LoTRLord of The Rings
MAYMad About You
MAYBMad About You Baby
MBMessage Board
MBRMaster Boot Record
MCIBTYMy Computer Is Better Than Yours
MEU(Henry Fowler's) Modern English Usage (OUP, ed. by R.W. Burchfield)
MFGMore Friendly Garbage
MHBFYMy Heart Bleeds For You
MHDCMy Hard Drive Crashed
MHMMembers Helping Members
MHOTYMy Hat's Off To You
MILMother In Law
MIPSMeaningless Information Per Second
MLMore Later
MLAMultiple Letter Acronym
MMFMake Money Fast (spam)
MOFMatter Of Fact
MOMNMilk Out My Nose
MOOSMember Of Opposite Sex (usage at Brown U.)
MORFMale OR Female
MOSMember of the Opposite Sex
MOSSMember Of Same Sex (usage at Brown U.)
MOTASMember Of The Appropriate Sex
MOTDMessage Of The Day
MOTISMember Of The Inappropriate Sex
MOTOPSMember of the Oppositely-Plumbed Sex
MOTOSMember Of The Opposite Sex
MOTSSMember Of The Same Sex
MPDMultiple Personality Disorder
MSCEAMy Southern Comfort's Empty Again
MSSMember of the Same Sex
MTFMore To Follow (or Male to Female trans)
MTFBWYMay The Force Be With You
MUNGMung Until No Good (recursive acronym in fine old Unix tradition)
MYOBMind Your Own Business
N/MNever Mind
NAGINot A Good Idea [Usenet newsgroup] [Usenet newsgroup]
NAVYNever Again Volunteer Yourself
NAYYNot Affiliated, Yada-Yada [origin unknown]
NBNota Bene [Latin for Note Well; i.e. what follows is important]
NBDNo Big Deal
NBLNot Bloody Likely
NBTDNothing Better To Do
NDMNo Disrespect Meant
NERDNational Establishment for Real Dorks
NFCNo Fucking Clue
NFINo Fucking Idea
NFRNot Flame Related
NFWno fucking way
NGNews Group
NHOHNever Heard Of Her/Him
NICBDATNothing Is Certain But Death And Taxes
NIDWTCNo I Don't Want To Chat
NIHNot Invented Here
NIMBYNot In My Back Yard
NIMTONot In My Term Of Office
NINONothing In Nothing Out
NITNot In Therapy
NLANational Leather Association
NLINot Logged In
NMNever Mind
NMINo Middle Initial
NMPNot My Problem
NNNight Night
NNTPNetwork News Transfer Protocol
NOOTONothing Out Of The Ordinary
NOYBNone Of Your Business
NOYLNot On Your Life
NPNo Picture [used in the subject title of an email]
NPNo Problem
NPFNo Problem Found
NPLUNot People Like Us
NQANo Questions Asked
NQOSNot Quite Our Sort
NRENew Relationship Energy
NRFPTnot ready for prime time
NRNNo Reply Necessary
NTGNot Too Good
NTHNo Therapy Helpful
NTIBOANot That I'm Bitter Or Anything
NTIMNot That It Matters
NTIMMNot That It Matters Much
NTLNone The Less/Never The Less
NTYMINow That You Mention It
NUINetwork User Identification
NYCTMINow You Come To Mention It
NYINot Yet Implemented
NYMNew York Minute
NYPNot Your Problem
NoCeMNo See 'eM
OATUSOn A Totally Unrelated Subject
OAUSOn An Unrelated Subject
OBEOvertaken By Events (see OTBE)
OBTWOh By The Way
ODOverDose; Oh Dear
OFSOne Finger Salute [the 'bird']
OMGOh My God
ONNAOh No Not Again
ONNTAOh No Not That/This Again
OOOver and Out
OOCOut Of Curiosity
OOIOut Of Interest
OOSOOMOut Of Sight Out Of Mind
OOTCObligatory On Topic Comment
OOTDOne Of These Days
OOTQOut Of The Question
OT1HOn The One Hand
OTBEOverTaken By Events
OTCOver The Counter
OTDOut The Door
OTFOn The Floor [mad laughter]
OTGHOn The Gripping Hand (via "The Mote in God's Eye"; implies multi-valued logic.)
OTKOver The Knee
OTLOut To Lunch
OTOHOn The Other Hand
OTOOHOn The Other Other Hand
OTTOver The Top
OTTHOn The Third Hand
OTTOMHOff The Top Of My Head
OTWOn The Whole
OTWOne True Way
OWOh Well
OWTTEOr Words To That Effect
P&MPosted & Mailed
PABGPack A Big Gun
PAWParents Are Watching
PBMPlay By Mail (games)
PCBPlease Call Back
PCFPuritanical Control Freaks
PCMCIAPersonal Computer Memory Card International Association (People Can't Memorize Computer Industry Acronyms)
PDPublic Domain
PDAPublic Display of Affection
PDGPretty Damn Good
PDNPublic Data Network
PDQPretty Damned Quickly
PEMPrivacy Enhanced Mail
PESTPlease Excuse Slow Typing
PFHOMWPrinted, Framed, and Hanging On My Wall
PFYpimply faced youth
PGPPretty Good Privacy
PHBPointy-Haired Boss (Dilbert)
PIMPPee In My Pants
PITAPain In The Ass
PIVPenis-In-Vagina (type of sex)
PKBPot [calling the] Kettle Black
PLMKPlease Let Me Know
PLMKOPlease Let Me Know Ok
PLOKTAPress Lots Of Keys To Abort
PMBIPardon My Butting In
PMFBIPardon Me For Butting In
PMFJIPardon Me For Jumping In
PMFJIHPardon Me For Jumping In Here
PMJIPardon My Jumping In
PMYMHMMFSWGADPardon Me, You Must Have Mistaken Me For Someone Who Gives A Damn
PNGPersona Non Grata
POAPower Of Attorney
POCPoint Of Contact
POETSPiss Off Early Tomorrow's Saturday
POLAPrinciple Of Least Astonishment
POMPhase Of the Moon
POPPoint Of Presence; Post Office Protocol
POQADCBPiss Off Quickly And Don't Come Back
POSParents Over Shoulder
POSPiece of Shit
POSSLQPerson of the Opposite Sex Sharing Living Quarters
POTSPlain Old Telephone Service/System
POVPoint Of View
PPLPretty Please
PPPPoint-to-Point Protocol; Petty Pet Peeve
PPPPPrevious Paragraph was Polemical Position
PSPost Script
PSAPublic Service Announcement
PTBPowers That Be
PTMMPlease Tell Me More
PTMYPleased To Meet You
PTMYAPleased To Make Your Acquaintance
PVFSPost Viral Fatigue Syndrome
PWPathetic Wanker; PowWow
PhDPiled Higher and Deeper
QEDQuid Erat Demonstrandum; Quite Easily Done
QEFQuod Erat Faciendum (which was to be done)
QPQQuid Pro Quo
RFCRequest For Comment
RFDRequest For Discussion
RFMReply To Flagged Message
RFTRequest For Thinking
RHIPRank Hath Its Privileges
RHPSRocky Horror Picture Show
RLReal Life
RLCRod Length Check
RLCOReal Life COnference
RNARing No Answer
ROFFNARRolling On the Floor For No Apparent Reason
ROFLRolling On Floor Laughing
ROFLASTCRolling On The Floor Laughing And Scaring The Cat
ROFLMAOPMPRolling On Floor Laughing My Ass Off Peeing My Pants
ROFLMHORolling On Floor Laughing My Head Off
ROFLWPIMPRolling On Floor Laughing Whilst Peeing In My Pants
ROTBAReality On The Blink Again
ROTFRolling On The Floor
ROTFLRolling On The Floor Laughing
ROTFLASRolling On The Floor Laughing And Snorting
ROTFLMAAOBPORolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass And Other Body Parts Off
ROTFLMAORolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass Off
ROTFLMAOSTCRolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass Off And Scaring The Cat
ROTFLPMPRolling On The Floor Laughing, Peeing My Pants
ROTFLSHISMCRolling On The Floor Laughing So Hard I Spilt My Coffee
ROTFLWMRolling On The Floor Laughing, Wetting Myself
ROTMRight On The Money
RPresponsible person
RPGRole Playing Game
RSNReal Soon Now
RTReal Time
RTFBRead The [Fucking|Fine] Book
RTFMRead The [Fucking|Fine] Manual
RTFMPRead The [Fucking|Fine] Man Page
RTFSRead The [Fucking|Fine] Source
RTFSARead the Fucking Stock Answer
RTSRead The Screen
RUMFaRe yoU Male or Female
RUMORFaRe yoU Male Or Female
RWReal World
SADSeasonal Affective Disorder
SAMSmart Assed Masochist
SASSShort Attention Span Society/Syndrome
SCASociety for Creative Anachronism
SCFTHISmiley Captioned for the Humor-Impaired
SCNRSorry; Could Not Resist
SDSensory Deprivation
SECSECond (wait a second)
SEPSomebody Else's Problem
SFASweet Fuck All
SFAIAASo Far As I Am Aware
SFDHShit Flows Down Hill
SFLAStupid Four Letter Acronym
SFPSelf-Fulfulling Prophecy
SGMLStandardised Generalised Markup Language
SHAMStay At Home Mom
SHIDSlaps Head In Disgust
SHTSISomebody Had To Say It
SIGSpecial Interest Group
SIIKStuffed If I Know
SIKSociety for Interactive Killing (LARP)
SILSister In Law
SITDStill In The Dark
SLIPSerial Line Interface Protocol
SMSado-Masochism, Sex Magick
SMLSFBSo Many Losers, So Few Bullets
SMOSerious Mode On
SMOFSecret Master Of Fandom (the people who *really* get things done)
SMOFFSerious Mode OFF
SMOPSimple Matter Of Programming
SMTPSimple Mail Transfer Protocol
SNAFUSituation Normal, All Fucked Up
SNERTSnot-Nosed Egotistical Rude Teenager
SNRSignal to Noise Ratio
SOSignificant Other
SOBSon Of a Bitch
SOHBSense Of Humour Bypass
SOIStink On Ice
SOLShit Outta Luck
SOMLStory Of My Life
SOPStandard Operating Procedure
SOPStanding Operational Proceedures
SOVSSomeOne Very Special
SOWSpeaking Of Which
SPAMSPiced hAM [refers to unsolicited commercial email]
SQOSome Quantity Of
SSCSafe, Sane, Consensual
SSDDSame Shit, Different Day
STSuch That; Star Trek
STBYSucks To Be You
STDSexually Transmitted Disease
STFUShut The Fuck Up
STFWSearch The [Fine|Fucking] Web
STISexually Transmitted Infection
STLSomeThing Like
STRSpot The Reference
STSSo To Speak
SUNOILTYShut Up No One Is Listening To You
SUSstupid user syndrome
SUTStupid User Tricks
SWSoftWare; So What; Says Who
SWAGScientific Wild Ass Guess
SWAHBISilly, Wild-Assed Hare-Brained Idea
SWAKSealed With A Kiss
SWALKSealed With A Loving Kiss
SWDYRTWSince When Do You Rule The Web
SWEINSo What Else Is New
SWMBOShe Who Must Be Obeyed
SWYPSo What's Your Problem
SYSOPSYStem OPerator
SYTSweet Young Thing
TAFThat's All Folks
TAFNThat's All For Now
TANJThere Ain't No Justice
TANSTAAFLThere Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch
TANSTASQThere Ain't No Such Thing As A Stupid Question
TAWISThat Ain't What I Said
TBCTo Be Continued
TBDto be {decided,determined,done}
TBETo Be Expected
TBHTo Be Honest
TBYBTry Before You Buy
TCTelephone Call; Take Care
TCBTaking Care of Business
TCDThe Cat's Dead
TDDThe Dog's Dead
TENSTranscutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator
TEOTWAWKIThe End Of The World As We Know It
TFSThree Fingered Salute
TFTBTopping From The Bottom
TFTHAOTThanks For The Help Ahead Of Time
TFTTThanks For The Thought
TGALThink Globally Act Locally
TGIFThank God It's Friday
TGTFThank God Tomorrow's Friday
THOKThundering Horde Of Kittens
TIAThanks In Advance
TIATLGTruly I Am The Living God
TICTongue In Cheek
TIMETears In My Eyes
TIMTOWTDIThere Is More Than One Way To Do It
TINALOThis Is Not A Legal Opinion
TINARThis Is Not A Recommendation
TINCThere Is No Cabal (in response to any mention of the Cabal)
TINWISThat Is Not What I Said
TIPTo Insure Promptness
TIWTGLGGThis Is Where The Goofy Little Grin Goes
TJATAWTruth Justice And The American Way
TJATAWTruth, Justice, And The American Way
TLAThree Letter Acronym
TLCTender Loving Care
TLGThe Living God
TMThread Mangler
TMAToo Many Abbreviations
TMIToo Much Information
TMIKTLIUThe More I Know The Less I Understand
TMPTAWWTLOThe Missionary Position Twice a Week With the Lights Out
TMTOWTDIThere's More Than One Way To Do it (Perl's motto)
TNOTVSThere's Nothing On TeleVision So
TOBALThere Oughta Be A Law
TOBGThis Oughta Be Good
TOCOTOXTOo COmplicated TO eXplain
TOSTerms Of Service
TOTBALThere Ought To Be A Law
TPAEThe Possibilities Are Endless
TPETotal Power Exchange
TPTBThe Powers That Be
TRDMCTears Running Down My Cheeks
TSTop Secret
TSOHFTotal Sense Of Humour Failure
TSRTerminate and Stay Resident (program); Totally Stupid Rules
TTBEThat's To Be Expected
TTBOMKTo The Best Of My Knowledge
TTFNTa Ta For Now
TTL4NThat's The Lot For Now
TTMTo The Moderator
TTSPThis Too Shall Pass
TTULTalk/Type To yoU Later
TTYLTalk To You Later
TTYRSTalk To You Real Soon
TTYSTalk To You Soon
TTYTTalk To You Tomorrow
TTYTTTo Tell You The Truth
TWAINTechnology Without An Important Name
TWIAVBPThe World Is a Very Big Place
TWIMCTo Whom It May Concern
TWISThat's What I Said
TWYASThat's What You All Say
TWYTThat's What You Think
TYThank You
TYVMThank You Very Much
UALIUsed, Abused, and Loving It
UAEUnrecoverable Application Error
UBEUnsolicited Bulk Email
UCEUnsolicited commercial e-mail (spam)
UFLAUnidentified Four Letter Acronym
URLUniform Resource Locator
URLCMyoU aRe weLCoMe
UTCUnder The Counter
UTSLUse The Source, Luke
UTTUnder The Table
UUCPUnix-to-Unix CoPy
VBGVery Big Grin
VEGVery Evil Grin
VHVirtual Hug
VRVirtual Reality
VRMLVirtual Reality Modelling Language
VTVirtual Time
WABWhat Another Bill
WAEFWhen All Else Fails
WAGWild-Ass Guess
WALOCWhat A Load Of Crap
WANWide Area Network
WBWelcome Back
WCAGAWhat Comes Around Goes Around
WDYMBTWhat Do You Mean By That
WFMWorks For Me
WIBAMUWell I'll Be A Monkey's Uncle
WIBNIWouldn't It Be Nice If
WIBNIFWouldn't It Be Nice IF
WIITWDWhatever It Is That We Do
WIITWDHWhatever It Is That We Do Here
WLOGwithout loss of generality
WMMOWSWash My Mouth Out With Soap
WOAWork Of Art
WOBWaste of Bandwidth
WOFTAMwaste of fucking time and money
WOMWord Of Mouth
WOMBATWaste Of Money Brains And Time
WRTWith Regard/Respect To
WSWater Sports
WTF{What,Where,Who,Why} The Fuck
WTGWay To Go (Well Done!)
WTH{What,Where,Who,Why} The Hell
WTMIWay Too Much Information (see TMI)
WWWWorld Wide Web; World Wide Wait
WWWWWWhich Was What We Wanted
WYGIWYGWhat You Got Is What You Get
WYGIWYPFWhat You Get Is What You Pay For
WYPWhat's Your Point?
WYSBYGIWhat You See Before You Get It
WYSIWYGWhat You See Is What You Get
WYSOHWhere's Your Sense Of Humour?
WYTYSYDGWhat You Thought You Saw, You Didn't Get
XYZeXamine Your Zipper
Y2KThe Year 2000
YABAYet Another Bloody Acronym
YAFAYet Another Fucking Abbreviation
YAFGEYet Another Fucking Growth Experience
YAOTMYet Another Off-Topic Message
YAPYet Another Ploy
YCLIUYou Can Look It Up
YGGMYour Guess is as Good as Mine
YGLTYou're Gonna Love This
YGTBKYou've Got To Be Kidding
YHBWYou Have Been Warned
YHBYou Have Been
YHLYou Have Lost
YHTBTYou Had To Be There
YKINMKYour Kink Is Not My Kink
YKINMKBTOKYou Kink Is Not My Kink But That's OK
YKINMKBYKIOKYour Kink Is Not My Kink But Your Kink Is OK
YKINOKYour Kink Is Not OK (bigotry)
YKIOKYour Kink Is OK
YKIOKBINMKYour Kink Is OK But It's Not My Kink
YKIOKIJNMKYour Kink Is OK, It's Just Not My Kink
YKMVYour Kilometrage May Vary
YKWIMYou Know What I Mean
YKYATPYou Know You're A Tired Parent
YKYBHTLWYou Know You've Been Hacking Too Long When...
YKYBRUTLWYou Know You've Been Reading Usenet Too Long When...
YKYBSTWTLWYou Know You've Been Surfing The Web Too Long When
YKYWTYou Know You Want To
YM x You [mean|misspelled] x (frequently followed by HTH HAND)
YMBJYou Must Be Joking
YMMVYour Mileage May Vary
YOYOYou're On Your Own
YOYOWYou Own Your Own Words
YRYeah Right
YTYours Truly
YWYou're Welcome
YWSYLSYou Win Some You Lose Some
eomEnd Of Message (nearly always seen in lower case)
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