I came across an interesting (and huge!) list of acronyms on I created a list of terms and definitions the site’s definitions that I found:

*Culturally interesting (indicative of cultural phenomena or paradigms)
*Technologically referential (taking certain degree of technological understanding)

My comments are (in the parenthesis).

! I have a comment
*$ Starbucks
02 Your (or my) two cents worth
1174 Nude club (not a number abbrv. like leet—made to look like an address so parent’s dont know)
404 I haven’t a clue (i love this one, it’s like a 404 error for a human!)
511 Too much information
8 Oral sex
9 Parent is watching
99 Parent is no longer watching (i hadn’t seen 9 as the signifier for this… maybe you have)
?^ hook up?
A/S/L/P Age/Sex/Location/Picture (picture is new since i was a teen!)
A3 Anyplace, Anywhere, Anytime
AAAAA American Association Against Acronym Abuse
ACD Alt Control Delete
AFZ Acronym Free Zone
ALOL Actually Laughing Out Loud
AOB Abuse Of Bandwidth
ASLMH Age/Sex/Location/Music/Hobbies
AYV Are You Vertical? (as in, are you awake?)
banana code word for penis (not obvious?)
BD Big Deal -or- Baby Dance -or- Brain Drain
BDBI5M Busy Daydreaming Back In 5 Minutes
BDC Big Dumb Company -or- Big Dot Com
BEG Big Evil Grin
beos Nudge
BIBO Beer In, Beer Out
Blkbry Blackberry
BM Byte Me
BOB Battery Operated Boyfriend (vibrator, obvs.)
BOCTAAE But Of Course There Are Always Exceptions
BOFH Bastard Operator From Hell
book it means cool
BOTEC Back Of The Envelope Calculation
BSOD Blue Screen of Death
BTWBO Be There With Bells On (not by the way, body odor?)
BTWITIAILWU By The Way I Think I Am In Love With You
BWL Bursting With Laughter
BWO Black, White or Other (there isn’t a def. for this one, but the see also is for gay/straight male/female so they’ve got to mean race…)
C-P Sleepy
CD9 Code 9 – it means parents are around
CICYHW Can I Copy Your Home Work
CID Consider It Done -or- Crying In Disgrace (this could leave some room for miscommunication…)
Cof$ Church of Scientology
CRBT Crying Real Big Tears
CRTLA Can’t Remember the Three-Letter Acronym
CT Can’t Talk
CTMQ Chuckle To Myself Quietly
CTO Check This Out
CU See You -or- Cracking Up
CUOL See You OnLine
CUWTA Catch Up With The Acronyms (seriously?)
CWYL Chat With You Later
CX Cancelled
CY Calm Yourself
CYA Cover Your Ass -or- See Ya
CYE Check your Email
CYL See You Later
CYM Check Your Mail
CYO See You Online
DAMHIKT Don’t Ask Me How I Know That
DFLA Disenhanced Four-Letter Acronym (that is, a TLA)
DGTG Don’t Go There Girlfriend
DGYF Damn Girl You’re Fine
DINK Double Incomes, No Kids
DIRFT Do It Right the First Time
DISTO Did I Say That Outloud?
DNC Does Not Compute
DRIB Don’t Read If Busy
DWB Don’t Write Back
DWBH Don’t Worry Be Happy
DWPKOTL Deep Wet Passionate Kiss On The Lips
DWS Driving While Stupid
DWWWI Surfing the World Wide Web while intoxicated
DYFM Dude You Fascinate Me
DYHAB Do You Have A Boyfriend?
DYHAG Do You Have A Girlfriend
EMRTW Evil Monkey’s Rule The World (i think they mean the US government?)
EOM End Of Message
EOT End Of Thread (meaning: end of discussion)
EWIE -mailing While Intoxicated
FAWC For Anyone Who Cares
FDGB Fall Down Go Boom
FE Fatal Error
FOAG F*** Off And Google (meaning to go “search the web”)
FOMCL Falling Off My Chair Laughing
FRED F***ing Ridiculous Electronic Device
FWB Friends With Benefits
GAFYK Get Away From Your Keyboard
GAGFI Gives A Gay First Impression
GALHER Get A Load of Her
GALHIM Get A Load of Him
GANB Getting Another Beer
GD&R Grinning, Ducking and Running
GGGG God, God, God, God
GOS Gay Or Straight
HBIB Hot But Inappropriate Boy
HCC Holy Computer Crap
HOHA HOllywood HAcker
IDST I Didn’t Say That
IITYWIMWYBMAD If I Tell You What It Means Will You Buy Me A Drink
IKYABWAI I Know You Are But What Am I?
ILICISCOMK I Laughed, I Cried, I Spat/Spilt Coffee/Crumbs/Coke On My Keyboard
IPN I’m Posting Naked
ITMA It’s That Man Again
ITS Intense Text Sex
IYFEG Insert Your Favorite Ethnic Group
KIBO Knowledge In, Bullsh** Out
KPC Keeping Parents Clueless
LDTTWA Let’s Do The Time Warp Again
LJBF Let’s Just Be Friends
LSV Language, Sex, Violence
LTHTT Laughing Too Hard To Type
LYLAS Love You Like A Sister (finally one i recognize!)
mhhm uh huh -or- yeah (does this need a translation?)
mlm giving the digital middle finger (whoa, it’s visual…)
MMYT Mail Me Your Thoughts
NAB Not A Blonde
NIFOC Nude In Front Of The Computer
NNWW Nudge, Nudge, Wink, Wink
NWAL Nerd Without A Life
OMB Oh My Buddha
OMIK Open Mouth, Insert Keyboard (open mouth, insert foot?)
RTBM Read The Bloody Manual
RTBS Reason To Be Single
RU/18 Are You Over 18?
RUMCYMHMD Are You on Medication Cause You Must Have Missed a Dose (seriously??)
SM Senior Moment
SMIM Send Me an Instant Message
SMOP Small Matter of Programming
SNAG Sensitive New Age Guy
SNERT Snotty Nosed Egotistical Rotten Teenager
SSEWBA Someday Soon, Everything Will Be Acronyms
SSIA Subject Says It All
STBX Soon To Be Ex
s^ what’s up? (i used to use the analog version of this on notes in middle school—the hand drawn up arrow)
WAK What A Kiss
WAMBAM Web Application Meets Brick And Mortar
WILB Workplace Internet Leisure Browsing
WISP Winning Is So Pleasureable
WIT Wordsmith In Training
WLMIRL Would Like to Meet In Real Life
YAOTM Yet Another Off Topic Message
YAUN Yet Another Unix Nerd
YSAN You’re Such A Nerd
^5 High Five

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