$LNgs & LnGo

As wikipedia says:

Slang is the use of informal words and expressions that are not considered standard in the speaker’s dialect or language. Slang is often to be found in areas of the lexicon that refer to things considered taboo (see euphemism). It is also used to identify with one’s peers. Slang expressions can spread outside their original areas to become commonly used, like “cool” and “jive.”


#  Language that is unintelligible or unfamiliar.
# The specialized vocabulary of a particular field or discipline: spoke to me in the lingo of fundamentalism. Definition: dialect spoken by a group

Now one must be wondering what’s with me with all this lingo slang thingy, today when i was on Facebook, i noticed that some one had said LMAO. This is not the first time i have seen this acronym (which i assumed it to be a part of a slang/lingo), but today as i was jobless i “google”d it.. Then i got to know there are many such words that i wasnt aware of.

It is the same old thing i always say, i’m pretty late in knowing this, but nevertheless – better late than never … ūüôā you know what i mean, eh?? ūüėõ

Never mind, now coming back to the topic: lingo and slangs… Here are a list of a few of them that i think is SUPER COOL and planning to use it in my everyday use…!! So go through them and pick ’em up if you like and start on… Psstt, do i sound old?? Nein im just in my 20s still and im pretty lame to know such things soooooo late… Apologies…!!! ūüėõ

I knew some of them and i dint know some…!!! this is as FYI 4 al U nice PPL…!!! NJY…!!!! ūüôā

AAS      Alive And Smiling
AFK      Away From the Keyboard
AV      Avatar
b4      Before
BAK ¬†¬† ¬†Back At Keyboard (I’m back)
BBL     Be Back Later
b/f      Boyfriend
BMA ¬†¬†¬† ¬†Bite My A** (became popular with the Simpson’s cartoon show)
BR      Best Regards
BRB     Be Right Back
BRH     Be Right Here
BSEG     Big S**t Eatin Grin
BTA ¬†¬† ¬†But Then Again….
BTW     By The Way
CRS ¬†¬†¬† ¬†Can’t Remember S**t
CU     See You Рalso posted as cya
CUS ¬†¬† ¬†Can’t Understand S**t (stuff)
CNP     Continued in Next Post (seen more on message boards than chat)
DDSOS      Different Day, Same Old S**t
EG      Evil Grin
EM     E-Mail
EMA     E-mail Address (example: ?ema or ema? = what is your email address)
EOT     End Of Thread
FAQ      Frequently Asked Question
FISH     First In Still Here (someone who is on line TOO much)
FITB     Fill In The Blanks
FOCL      Falling Off Chair РLaughing
fu ¬†¬†¬† ¬†f*** you¬† (If you can’t figure this one out, you shouldn’t be on line)
FWIW ¬†¬†¬† ¬†For What It’s Worth
FYI     For Your Information
GA     Go Ahead
GAL     Get A Life
g/f      Girlfriend
GFN      Gone For Now
GGOH     Gotta Get Outta Here
GMTA     Great Minds Think Alike
GR     Gotta Run
GTR     Got To Run
H&K      Hugs and Kisses
HAGD      Have A Good Day
HAGO     Have A Good One
IB ¬†¬†¬† ¬†I’m Back
IC     I See
IDN ¬†¬† ¬†I Don’t kNow
IDK ¬†¬† ¬†I Don’t Know
IDTS ¬†¬† ¬†I Don’t Think So
L8R ¬†¬†¬† ¬†Later (an early one, kind of outdated with current ‘young geeks’)
LMAO     Laughing My Ass Off
LOL      Laughing Out Loud
LTNS     Long Time No See
LTS     Laughing To ones Self
LY     I Love Ya.
LYL     Love You Lots
NT      No Thanks
OBTW     Oh, By The Way.
OIC     Oh, I See
OMG      Oh My Gosh
P911      My parents are in the room.  P=Parents, and 911=emergency, in other words either drop the subject, or watch the language.
PITA      Pain In The Ass
POS      Parents are looking Over my Shoulder.
POTS ¬†¬† ¬†Parents Over The Shoulder – (My parents are watching, I can’t really talk)
PPL     People
QT     Cutie
ROTF      Rolling On The Floor (laughing is implied)
ROTFLMAO     Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass Off
RU      aRe yoU?
SOS      Same Old S**t (stuff)
SOTA     State Of The Art (latest technology)
SPST     Same Place, Same Time
TAFN ¬†¬†¬† ¬†That’s All For Now
TC     Take Care
SYL      See You Later CU L8TR
TGIF ¬†¬†¬† ¬†Thank Goodness It’s Friday
THX     Thanks!
TIA     Thanks In Advance
TNT ¬†¬†¬† ¬†‘Til Next Time
WTF      What The F**K

CU L8T:: :-P,

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  1. Evia CiarrocchiJanuary 4, 2010 at 8:33 am

    Great article! I actually am getting heavily into this matter. Do you happen to know where I could find any connected forums? Thanks ūüôā

  2. Hey there my friend usually I donÔŅĹt post on many blogs these days, but I would like to let you know that this post really forced me to do so! Keep up the super work my friend, I love your post

  3. @evia: thanks for coming by my blog… whatever ive seen, there are no particular forums just that people shorten whatever they have to say and use it friends and that becomes an informal forum.. just an idea, you can start one ūüėČ and include me as well or send me a link ill stay connected.. ūüôā

    @daniel: thanks a tonne for coming by my blog, i really appreciate the comments :D..

    Keep reading,


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