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Glossary for `Netspeak'

Here are some common expressions and their Netspeak abbreviations and acronyms:

Bye for now: bfn

Be right back: brb

See you: cu

For what it's worth: fwiw

In my humble opinion: imho

In real life: irl

Laughing out loud: lol

Oh I see: oic

On the other hand: otoh

Thanks in advance: tia

Great minds think alike: gmta

A wink: ;-)

Parents looking over shoulder: plos


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