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The meanings of some of those weird abbreviations
you see on the 'net and in theCoffeerooms. EOM

AFAIK

As Far As I Know

AFK

Away from keyboard

AKA

Also known as

ATM

According To Me

ATTN

Attention

BAK

Back at keyboard

BBL

Be back Later

BBS

Be Back Soon

BG

Big Grin

BIF

Basis in fact

BOL

Bent Over Laughing

BRB

Be Right Back

BTW

By The Way

CU

See you

CUL

See you later

DCA

Damn cheap-ass ...

DH

"Dear Husband"

DTRT

Do The Right Thing

EOM

End of Message -- No Comments

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

FMTA

Great minds think alike

FWIW

For what it's worth

FYA

For your amusement

FYEO

For your eyes only

FYI

For your information

FX'd

Fingers crossed!

<g>

"grin"

<bg>, <vbg>

"big grin", "very big grin", and so on...

GAL!

Get A Life!

GM!

Go Mets!

GMTA!

Great Minds Think Alike!

golly

The author suffers from a limited vocabulary

GR&D

Grinning, running, and ducking

HHOK

Ha ha, only kidding

HHOS

Ha ha, only serious

HTD

Have to Disagree...

HTH

Hope this Helps

IAC

In any case

ICAM

I Couldn't Agree More

ICOWHMGOWYHH

I Can Only Wonder How Many Glasses Of Wine You Have Had

ICQ

a real-time chat system - "I seek you"

ID

I Disagree

IM

Instant Messaging

IMAO

In my arrogant opinion

IMHO

In my humble opinion

IMNSHO

In my not -so- humble opinion

IMO

In My Opinion

IO

Insignificant Other

IOW

In other words

IRC

a real-time chat system - "Internet Relay Chat"

IRL

In Real Life

IRT

In Real Time

ITA!

I totally Agree!

JAT

Just A Thought

JFU

Just For You

JK

Just Kidding

JMHO

Just My Humble Opinion

JMO

Just My Opinion

LBAY

Laughing Back At You

LMAO

Lauging My Ass off

LOL

Lots of Laughs or Laughing Out Loud

LOL

Laughing Out Loud

LOLBAY

Laughing Out Loud Back At You

MEGO

My Eyes Glazed Over...(booorrring)

MINK

Multiple Income No Kids

MMHA

My Most Humble Apologies

MMHA2U

My Most Humble Apologies To You

MOTD

Message of the day

MTYEWTK

More Than You Ever Wanted To Know

MTYRWTK

More Than You Really Wanted To Know

NBIF

No basis in fact

NBIR

No basis in reality

NRN

No response necessary

NS

'Nuff Said

OIC

"Oh, I see"

OMG

Oh My God/Gosh/Goodness!

OTOH

On the other hand

OTOOH

On the other, other hand

PC

Politically Correct (or Personal Computer)

PI or PIC

Politically Incorrect

PMFJI

Pardon Me For Jumping In

PMJI

Pardon my jumping in

POV

Point of view

RL

Real life

ROFL

Rolling On the Floor Laughing or ROTFL

ROFLMAO

Rolling on the floor laughing my Ass off or ROTFLMAO

ROFLMBHO

Rolling On the Floor Laughing My Bloody Head Off

ROFLMHO

Rolling On the Floor Laughing My Head Off

RP

Romantic Partner

RSN

Real soon now

RTFM

Read the, um, fabulous (yeah, 'fabulous', that's it) manual

SHOUTING

What it seems like when you post in all caps. SHOUTING IS HARD TO READ, AND NOT GOOD 'NETIQUETTE.

SINK

Single Income No Kids

SO

Significant Other (see also: "DH", "IO")

SOL

Sadly, Out'a Luck (no, really!) (there's another version?!?)

SSOK

Spitting [my] Sprite On [my] Keyboard

STS

Sorry to Say...

STD

Sick to death

TANSTAAFL

There ain't no such thing as a free lunch

TAF

That's all Folks!

TAT

Tete-A-Tete

TCN

Take Care Now

TFI

The Fact is...

TFM

Thanks From Me

TFMT

Thanks From Me, Too!

TIA

Thanks In Advance

TIC

Tongue in cheek

TIG!

This Is Great!

TIIC

The Idiots in Charge

TMI

Too Much Information

TPTB

The Powers That Be

TTFN

Ta Ta for Now

TYL

Talk to you later

TYVM!

Thank You Very Much!

TXS

Thanks! (sincere and heartfelt -- really!)

unPC

Same thing as PI

VWP

Very Well Put

WAGS!

What A Great Story

WAI!

What An Inspiration

WB

Welcome back

WP!

Well Put!

WTG

Way to go

WTS

With That Said

XOXO

Hugs & Kisses

YAAG

You Are A Genius

YABR

You Are Being Replaced

YMMV

Your mileage may vary

YRR

You 'R' Right

YVMW

You're Very Much Welcome!
Soap & TV Specific Acronyms:

90210

Do I need to explain?

AAS

Anti-Aging Syndrome

AMC

All My Children

ATWT (or "AWT")

As the World Turns

AW

Another World

BB, B&B

The Bold and the Beautiful

BBTB

Billy Baybee the Beggar

BOPE

Bo & Hope

BtVS

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

DAP

Dustin's AW Page

DDP

Dustin's Days Page

DOOL

Days of Our Lunatics

DOOL/DAYS

Days of our Lives

GH

General Hospital

GL

Guidling Light

IST

In 'Soap' Time

JER (or, JERk)

James E. Reilly

JR

James Reilly

JRMO

James Reilly Move Over

MP

Melrose Place

OLTL

One Life to Live

PC

Port Charles

RAS

Rapid Aging Syndrome

SB

Sunset Beach

SID

Soaps in Depth

SOAAS

Soap Opera Anti-Aging Syndrome

SOD

Soap Opera Digest

SOM

Soap Opera Magazine

SORAS

Soap Opera Rapid Aging Syndrome

SORRS

Soap Opera Rapid Rejuvenating Syndrome

SOW

Sopa Opera Weekly

TC

The City

'YR', Y&R

The Young and the Restless

O:-)

Angel w/ Halo, or Marlena

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