List of Abbreviations and Meanings

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2F4U = Too Fast For You
4YEO FYEO = For Your Eyes Only
AAMOF = As a Matter of Fact
ACK = Acknowledgment
AFAIK = As far as I know
AFAIR = As far as I remember / recall
AFK = Away from Keyboard
AKA = Also known as
B2K BTK = Back to Keyboard
BTT = Back to Topic
BTW = By the Way
B/C = Because
C&P = Copy and Paste
CU = See you
CYS = Check your Settings
DIY = Do it Yourself
EOBD = End of Business Day
EOD = End of Discussion
EOM = End of Message
EOT = End of Thread / .. Text / .. Transmission
FAQ = Frequently asked Questions
FACK = Full Acknowledge
FKA = Formerly known as
FWIW = For what it's Worth
FYI / JFYI = (Just) For your Information
FTW = Fuck the World / For the Win
HF = Have fun
HTH = Hope this Helps
IDK = I don't know
IIRC = If I Recall / Remember Correctly
IMHO = In my Humble Opinion
IMO = In my Opinion
IMNSHO = In my not so Humble / Honest Opinion
IOW = In other Words
ITT = In this Thread
LOL = Laughing out loud
DGMW = Don't get me wrong
MMW = Mark my Words
N/A = Not Available / Applicable
NaN = Not a Number
NNTR = No need to Reply
noob n00b = Newbie
NOYB = None of your Business
NRN = No Reply Necessary
OMG = Oh my God
OP = Original Poster, Original Post
OT = Off Topic
OTOH = On the other Hand
PEBKAC = Problem exists between Keyboard and Chair
POV = Point of View
ROTFL = Rolling on the Floor Laughing
RSVP = Repondez s'il vous plait (French: Please reply)
RTFM = Read the fine Manual
SCNR = Sorry, could not Resist
SFLR = Sorry, for late Reply
SPOC = Single Point of Contact
TBA = To be Announced
TBC = To be Continued / To be Confirmed
TIA = Thanks in Advance
TGIF = Thanks God, its Friday
THX TNX = Thanks
TQ = Thank You
TYVM = Thank You Very Much
TYT = Take your Time
TTYL = Talk to you Later
w00t = Whoomp, there it is; Meaning "Hooray"
WFM = Works for Me
WRT = With Regard to
WTH = What the Hell / What the Heck
WTF = What the Fuck
YMMD = You made my Day
YMMV = Your Mileage may vary
YAM = Yet Another Meeting
ICYMI = In Case you missed it
2moro = Tomorrow
2nte = Tonight
AEAP = As Early as Possible
ALAP = As Late as Possible
ASAP = As Soon as Possible
ASL = Age / Sex / Location?
B3 = Blah, Blah, Blah
B4YKI = Before You Know it
BFF = Best Friends, Forever
BM&Y = Between Me and You
BRB = Be right Back
BRT = Be right There
BTAM = Be that as it May
C-P = Sleepy
CTN = Cannot talk now
CUS = See You Soon
CWOT = Complete Waste of Time
CYT = See You Tomorrow
E123 = Easy as 1, 2, 3
EM? = Excuse Me?
EOD = End of Day
F2F = Face to Face
FC = Fingers Crossed
FOAF = Friend of a Friend
GR8 = Great
HAK = Hugs and Kisses
IDC = I Don't Care
IDK = I Don't Know
ILU / ILY = I Love You
IMU = I Miss You
IRL = In Real Life
J/K = Just Kidding
JC = Just Checking
JTLYK = Just to Let You Know
KFY = Kiss for You
KMN = Kill Me Now
KPC = Keeping Parents Clueless
L8R = Later
MoF = Male or Female
MTFBWY = May the Force be with You
MYOB = Mind Your Own Business
N-A-Y-L = In a While
NAZ = Name, Address, ZIP
NC = No Comment
NIMBY = Not in my Backyard
NM = Never Mind / Nothing Much
NP = No Problem
NSFW = Not Safe for Work
NTIM = Not that it Matters
NVM = Never Mind
OATUS = On a totally Unrelated Subject
OIC = Oh, I See
OMW = On My Way
OTL = Out to Lunch
OTP = On the Phone
P911 = Parent Alert
PAL = Parents are Listening
PAW = Parents are Watching
PIR = Parent in Room
POS = Parent over Shoulder
PROP(S) = Proper Respect / Proper Recognition
QT = Cutie
RN = Right Now
RU = Are You
SEP = Someone else's Problem
SITD = Still in the Dark
SLAP = Sounds like a Plan
SMIM = Send Me an Instant Message
SO = Significant Other
TMI = Too Much Information
UR = Your / You are
W8 = Wait
WB = Welcome Back
WYCM = Will You Call Me?
WYWH = Wish You Were Here
XOXOXOX = Hugs, Kisses, ...