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Word Up Wednesday – What’s your favorite internet acronym?

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Do you use acronym’s?

I’m not talking about the ones you use for work like TPS Reports or NAVCOMSUBRON19 (my husband is retired Navy and we live with acronyms, this is a real one, I didn’t make it up).

I’m talking about the little ones that float around in texting and on Facebook?

TIL  – – “TIL” ….that is after I Googled it.

TIL – – Today I learned

The funny thing about acronyms and me is, I never remember to use them.

I think the only acronyms I use on a regular basis are

LOL

BTW

and I just started using:

IMO

 

 

 

I still like to keep the line separate and not use acronyms in my professional correspondence, even if the person I might be emailing is a close acquaintance.  For me, acronyms cross the line into super casual and I like to stick to using them on Facebook, Twitter or texting….that is – if I remember to use them.

What are you favorite acronyms?

TTYL!  My Dad uses this one all the time (and hey, I remembered it!)

~Amy

PS – click on that picture and it will take you to a blog about 25 Internet Acronyms a Parent Should Know 

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Author: amymunns

Finding more minutes in your day. Specializing in time management, goal setting, prioritizing tasks for small business, busy professionals and active families.

4 thoughts on “Word Up Wednesday – What’s your favorite internet acronym?

  1. I do have a new word – I was trying to say PPC & CPA, but I couldn’t get it out. I just kept saying CPP or PPA and then it was just letters coming out of my mouth in random order. I call that Acronymania!

  2. Funny Sonya! What is PPC? And is CPA what I think it is?

  3. For a long time I thought LOL was “Lots Of Luck.” And it took me quite awhile to discover that OBO (in relation to online sales) was not “Offered By Owner,” rather than its most likely meanining: “Or Best Offer.”

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