ADN = Any day now

AFAIK = As far as I know

AFK = Away from keyboard

ASAP = As soon as possible

A/S/L? = Age/sex/location?

B4N = Bye for now

BAK = Back at the keyboard

BBIAB = Be back in a bit

BBL = Be back later

BBN = Bye bye now


my best wishes
BBS = Be back soon

BFN = Bye for now

BRB = Be right back

BTA = But then again...

BTDT = Been there, done that

BTW = By the way

CICO = Coffee in, coffee out

C&G = Chuckle and grin

CNP = Continued in next post

CRB = Come right back

CRBT = Crying real big tears

CU = See you

CUL = See you later

CUL8ER = See you later

CYO = See you online

DBA = Doing business as

DL = Dead link

DIKU = Do I know you?

DITYID = Did I tell you I'm distressed?

DTRT = Do the right thing

DWB = Don't write back

F2F = Face to face

FAQ = Frequently-ask question(s)



FWIW = For what it's worth

FYI = For your information

GA = Go ahead

FISH = First in, still here

GAL = Get a life

GL = Good luck

GMAB = Give me a break

GMTA = Great minds think alike

GTRM = Going to read mail

GTSY = Glad to see you

HAGN = Have a good night

HAND = Have a nice day

HIG = How's it going

HT = Hi there

HTH = Hope this helps

IAC = In any case

IAE = In any event

IC = I see

IHA = I hate acronyms

IHU = I hear you

IM = Immediate message

IMCO = In my considered opinion

IMO = In my opinion

IMS = I am sorry

IOW = In other words

IRL = In real life (that is, when not chatting)

IYSWIM = If you see what I mean

JIC = Just in case

JK = Just kidding

JTLYK = Just to let you know

KIT = Keep in touch

KWIM? = Know what I mean?

L8R = Later

L8R G8R = Later gator

LHO = Laughing head off

LOL = Laughing out loud

LTM = Laugh to myself

LTNS = Long time no see

LTR = Long-term relationship

LULAB = Love you like a brother

LULAS = Love you like a sister

MorF = Male or female

MOSS = Member of the same sex

MOTOS = Member of the opposite sex




MTF = More to follow

MUSM = Miss you so much

NP or N/P = No problem

NRN = No response necessary

OIC = Oh, I see

OMG = Oh my God

OTOH = On the other hand

OTTOMH = Off the top of my head

PM = Private message

QT = Cutie

RL = Real life (that is, when not chatting)

RSN = Real soon now

RT = Real time

SETE = Smiling ear to ear

SO = Significant other

SOMY = Sick of me yet?

SOT = Short on time

SOTMG = Short on time must go

STW = البحث the Web

SUP = What's up

SYS = See you soon

TA = Thanks again

TAFN = That's all for now

TCOY = Take care of yourself

TGIF = Thank God it's Friday

THX = Thanks

TLK2UL8R = Talk to you later

TMI = Too much information

TNT = Till next time

TTYL = Talk to you later

TU = Thank you

TY = Thank you

UW = You're welcome

WAYD = What are you doing

WB = Welcome back

WBS = Write back soon

YW = You're welcome