Internet Computer Shorthand abbreviations Email slang

Common E-mail Slang

Internet Computer Shorthand abbreviations Email slang

LOL: laughing out loud

ROFL: rolling on floor laughing

ROTF: rolling on the floor (variation of ROFL)

IMO: in my opinion

IMHO: in my humble opinion

BTW: by the way

TTFN: ta ta for now

TTYL: talk to you later

FAQ: frequently asked questions

OP: original poster on a chat board

OT: off original topic posted

ROTFLOL HTCB DOS TWEFTTTUFGBJCTITNOFD – Rolling on the floor, laughing out loud, having trouble controlling bladder, drooling on self, that was even funnier than the time Uncle Jack got booked for cow tipping in the nude on flag day -

Just kidding about that last one.

newbie: a person who is new to the Internet, or to a particular website or discussion board. This term usually carries the connotation of inexperience and naiveté.

netiquette: etiquette practiced on the Internet. Netiquette is often dynamic and hard to define, but the netiquette of the specific forum you're using will become apparent after you use the forum for a while.

  • For example: TYPING IN ALL CAPITAL LETTERS IS CONSIDERED TO BE SHOUTING! that is not recommended.

flame: a public berating of one person by another on an Internet forum. Flames are usually provoked and are often the result of the flame victim transgressing a rule of the forum or violating netiquette.

spam: unsolicited mass e-mail. Think of it as junk e-mail.

sig file: truncated term for signature file, a short message that automatically attaches itself to outgoing e-mail messages. Consult your specific software for information about creating and maintaining sig files.

sig quote: a (usually famous) quotation used in a sig file

punctuate your emotions - use
:( to express grief/sadness
:) for a happy news
;) for a joke

G2G: got to go

brb = Be right back

Use numbers and one-word letters to type faster - for example: 2nite, 4ever, u r so cool, y, etc.
Also, u can leave out little words and still get the message across - i sorry