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Abbreviations used in emails and text messages

1

abbreviation

used in emails and text messages to replace ‘-one’

2

abbreviation

to or too: used in emails and text messages

2

abbreviation

used in emails and text messages for replacing ‘to-’ in other words

4

abbreviation

for: used in emails and text messages

4

abbreviation

used for replacing ‘-fore’ in other words

8

abbreviation

used in emails and text messages to replace ‘-ate’ or ‘-eat’

B

abbreviation

be: used in emails and text messages

bcc

abbreviation

used in an email for saying that a copy of the email is being sent to the person mentioned, but that the person you are sending the email to is not being told this

BTW

abbreviation

by the way: used in emails and text messages for adding additional information

C

abbreviation

see: used in emails and text messages

cc

abbreviation

used on a business letter or email for saying that a copy is being sent to the person mentioned

FWIW

abbreviation

for what it’s worth: used in emails and text messages for saying that someone may or may not be interested in what you have to say

FYI

abbreviation

for your information: used in emails and text messages as a way of introducing a useful piece of information

GR8

abbreviation

great: used in emails and text messages

HTH

abbreviation

hope that helps: used in email and social media when you have told someone something or done something for them

IMHO

abbreviation

in my humble opinion: used, often humorously, in emails and text messages for giving your opinion

IMO

abbreviation

in my opinion: used in emails and text messages for giving your opinion

K

abbreviation

OK: used in emails and text messages

L8R

abbreviation

later: used in emails and text messages

LOL

abbreviation

laughing out loud: used in emails and text messages for showing that you think something is funny

LOL

abbreviation

lots of love: used at the end of emails and text messages

m8

abbreviation

mate: used in emails and text messages

MYOB

abbreviation

mind your own business: used in emails and text messages

NE

abbreviation

any: used in emails and text messages

OTOH

abbreviation

on the other hand: used in emails and text messages

pls

abbreviation

please: used in emails and text messages

prolly

abbreviation

probably: used in emails and text messages

R

abbreviation

are: used in emails and text messages

ROFL

abbreviation

roll(ing) on the floor laughing: used in social media, texting etc to say that you find something very funny

ROFL

verb

used as a verb to say that you are greatly amused by something

soz

interjection

sorry

SRY

abbreviation

sorry: used in emails and text messages

SWALK

abbreviation

sealed with a loving kiss: used on the outside of an envelope or at the end of an email containing a romantic message

THNQ

abbreviation

thank you: used in emails and text messages

thx

abbreviation

thanks: used in emails and text messages

U

pronoun

used in emails and text messages

WRT

abbreviation

with regard to: used in emails and text messages before the subject that you are going to mention

WTF

abbreviation

what the fuck: an extremely offensive expression used to show anger or surprise

x

noun

a symbol used for writing a kiss, usually at the end of a letter

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