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(n.) A system of abbreviated communication, consistently used during “talk” sessions and in chat rooms. Examples:



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AFK tAway from keyboard

BCNU tBe seein’ you

BRB tBe right back

BTW tBy the way

CUL8R tSee you later

ENQ? tAre you there?

FOAF tFriend of a friend

FYI tFor your information

tgrin

IMHO tIn my humble opinion

LTNS tLong time, no see

OIC tOh, I see

OTOH tOn the other hand

ROTFL tRolling on the floor laughing

RTFM tRead the f****** manual

SECtWait a second

TIA tThanks in advance

TMK tTo my knowledge

TNX tThanks

TTFN tTa ta for now

WRT tWith respect to