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Most Common English Acronyms & Abbreviations
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Common English Abbreviations and Acronyms you should Know:

aka: also known as
Asst.: assortment
AAK: Alive and Kicking
AAP: Always a Pleasure
AAR: At Any Rate
AFAIK: As Far As I Know

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AFK: Away from Keyboard
AOTA: All Of The Above
ATM: At The Moment
AWHFY: Are We Having Fun Yet?
AYPI: And Your Point Is?
B4: Before
b/c: because
BTW: by the way
B4N/BFN: Bye For Now
B/F: Boyfriend
BBL: Be Back Later
BBIAF: Be Back in a Few
BCNU: Be Seein’ You
BEG: Big Evil Grin
BG: Big Grin
BRB: Be Right Back
BTDT: Been There Done That
CR8: Create
CU: See You
cd.: could
Ch.: chapter
ct.: contrast
ctrl.: control
CUL8R: See You Later
DIKU?: Do I Know You?
DQMOT: Don’t Quote Me On This
diy: do it yourself
DUR?: Do You Remember?
e.g.: exempli gratia (for example)
et al.: et alii (and everyone else)

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etc.: etcetera (and so forth)
FYA: For Your Amusement
fifo: first in first out
filo: first in last out
fwd: forwarded
FYA: for your attention
G/F: Girlfriend
GAL: Get A Life
gigo: garbage in garbage out
GSOH: Good Sense of Humour
HTH: Hope This (That) Helps
hr.: hour
ht.: height
IAE: In Any Event
i.e.: id est (that is, that means)
ISBN: international standard book number
IC: I See
ICWUM: I See What You Mean
IMNSHO: In My Not So Humble Opinion
IRL: In Real Life
J4F: Just For Fun
JK: Just Kidding
KISS: Keep it Short and Simple
L8R: Later
LOL: Laughing Out Loud / Lots of Love
lifo: last in first out
lilo: last in last out
LTNS: Long Time No See
MOF: Male or Female
MHOTY: My Hat’s Off To You
MPH: miles per hour
MTFBWU: May The Force Be With You
no(s): number(s)
ok: okay
p.: page
pp.: paginae (pages)
para.: paragraph

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pc(s): piece(s)
pls.: please
ppl.: people
PC: Politically Correct
PMFJI: Pardon Me For Jumping In
qtr.: quarter
re.: res (with reference to / regarding)
rep.: representative
RSVP: respondez s’il vous plait (please reply)
ROTFL: Rolling On The Floor Laughing
SITD: Still In The Dark (Still don’t understand)
SMTOE: Sets My Teeth On Edge (annoys you a lot)
SNAFU: Situation normal all effed up
sec.: second
T+: Think Positive
TAF: That’s All Folks
TAFN: That’s All For Now
TIA: Thanks In Advance
TIC: Tongue In Cheek = say something that appears to be serious, but isn’t
TGIF: Thank goodness it’s Friday
TLC: Tender Loving Care
TM2T: Too Much To Type
TTFN: Ta Ta For Now
T2UL: Talk To You Later
TTTT: To Tell The Truth
unPC: unPolitically Correct
vs: against
WB: Welcome Back
WEG: Wicked Evil Grin
WUF?: Where are You From?
wd: would
wysiwyg: What You See Is What You Get
X!: Typical Woman
Y!: Typical Man
ZZZZ: Sleeping / Bored

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