Monday, 9 July 2007

Internet / Mail Language/abbreviations

# AFAIK = As Far As I Know
# AKA = Also Known As
# ASAP = As Soon As Possible
# BTW = By The Way (used to introduce some piece of information or question that is on a different topic but may be of interest)
# COLA = comp.os.linux.announce (newsgroup)
# ETA = Estimated Time of Arrival
# FAQ = Frequently Asked Question
# FUD = Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt - hehehe, MicroSoft Policy -
# FWIW = For What It's Worth
# FYI = For Your Information
# IANAL = I Am Not A Lawyer
# IIRC = If I Recall Correctly
# IMHO = In My Humble Opinion
# IMNSHO = In My Not-So-Humble Opinion
# IOW = In Other Words
# LART = Luser Attitude Readjustment Tool (quoting Al Viro: "Anything you use to forcibly implant the clue into the place where luser's head is")
# LUSER = pronounced "loser", a user who is considered a to indeed be a loser (idiot, drongo, wanker, dim-wit, fool, etc.)
# OTOH = On The Other Hand
# PEBKAC = Problem Exists Between Keyboard And Chair
# ROTFL = Rolling On The Floor Laughing
# RSN = Real Soon Now
# RTFM = Read The Fucking Manual (original definition) or Read The Fine Manual (if you want to pretend to be polite)
# TANSTAAFL = There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch (contributed by David Niemi, quoting Robert Heinlein in his science fiction novel 'The Moon is a Harsh Mistress')
# THX = Thanks (thank you)
# TIA = Thanks In Advance
# WIP = Work In Progress
# WRT = With Respect To

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