Listed here are some of the common abbreviations used on the internet

When people first get on the internet, and when they first start using emails, they are often surprised and confused by an apparently different language of abbreviations that are used. To help we have compiled a list of some of the most common net abbreviations.

ADN = Any Day Now  
  AFAIC = As Far As I'm Concerned
AFAIK = As Far As I Know  
  AFK = Away From Keyboard
B4 = Before  
  B4N = Bye for Now
BCNU = Be Seeing You  
  BFD = Big ****** Deal
BL = Belly Laughing  
  BRB = Be Right Back
BTW = By The Way (Telegrapher's Shorthand)  
  CIAO = Goodbye (Italian)
CUL = Catch You Later or See You Later  
  CUL8R = See You Later
CWYL = Chat With You Later  
  DTRT = Do The Right Thing
FAQ = Frequently Asked Question  
  FISH = First In, Still Here
FWIW = For What It's Worth  
  FYI = For Your Information
GAL = Get a Life  
  GIGO = Garbage In, Garbage Out
GIWIST = Gee, I Wish I'd Said That  
  GMB = Give Me a Break
GMTA = Great Minds Think Alike  
  GOMB = Get Off My Back
GOMF = Get Outta My Face  
  IAC = In Any Case
ILY = I Love You  
  IMHO = In My Humble Opinion rarely : In My Honest Opinion
IMNSHO = In My Not-So-Humble Opinion  
  IMO = In My Opinion
IOW = In Other Words  
  KISS = Keep It Simple, Stupid
LMAO = Laughing My A** Off  
  LOL = Laughing Out Loud
MYOB = Mind Your Own Business  
  NBIF = No Basis in Fact
OIC = Oh, I See  
  OTOH = On The Other Hand
POV = Point Of View  
  ROFL = Rolling On Floor Laughing!
ROFLMAO = Rolling On Floor Laughing My A** Off  
  ROTF = Rolling On The Floor (for laughter)
RSN = Real Soon Now  
  SNAFU = Situation Normal, All F***ed Up
Snail Mail = The U.S. Postal Service  
  SOL = S*** Outta Luck
TTFN = Ta Ta For Now  
  TTYL = Talk To You Later
WFM = Works for Me  

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