Computer Acronyms

10Q = Thank You
AAMOF = As A Matter Of Fact
ADN = Any Day Now
AFAIK = As Far As I Know
ATSL= Along The Same Line
AWGTHTGTTA = Are We Going To Have To Go Through This Again?
Alternative form is AWGTHTGTATA (...Through ALL This Again?)
BAC = By Any Chance
BAG = Busting A Gut (Laughing)
BBFN =Bye Bye For Now
BCNU = Be Seeing You
BTA = But Then Again
BTW = By The Way
BWG = Big Wide Grin
BYKT = But You Knew That
BYKTA = But You Knew That Already
CMIIW =  Correct Me If I'm Wrong
CU L8R = See You Later
DIIK = Damned If I Know
DILLIGAFF = Do I Look Like I Give a Flying Figment
DLG = Devilish Little Grin
DOM = Dirty Old Man
DTRT = Do The Right Thing
EMFBI = Excuse Me For Butting In
EOD =  End Of Discussion
EOL =  End Of Lecture
EOT = End Of Thread
ER = Hello
ESOSL = Endless Snorts of Stupid Laughter
FDROTFL = Falling Down Rolling On The Floor Laughing
FISH = First In, Still Here
FITB = Fill In The Blank....
FOAF = Friend of A Friend
FOTCL = Falling Off The Chair Laughing
FWIW = For What It's Worth
FYEO = For Your Eyes Only
FYI = For Your Information
GD&R = Grin, Duck & Run
GIGO = Garbage in, Garbage Out
GIGO = Garbage In, Gospel Out (people accepting blindly what the computer=
 says)
GIWIST = Gee I Wish I'd Said That
GLG = Goofy Little Grin
GLGH = Good Luck and Good Hunting
GO PRI = Send Private Mail
GOK = God Only Knows
GOTFIA = Groaning On The Floor In Agony
GR 8 = Great
HHTYAY = Happy Holidays to You and Yours
IAC = In Any Case
IAE = In Any Event
ICOCBW = I Could, Of Course, Be Wrong
IMCO = In My Considered Opinion
IMCDO = In My Conceited Dogmatic Opinion.
IMHO = In My Humble Opinion
IMO = In My Opinion
IMNSHO = In My Not So Humble Opinion
IOW = In Other Words
IITYWYBMAB = If I Tell You, Will You Buy Me A Beer
IITYWYBAD =  If I Tell You, Will You Buy Another Drink
IMV = In My View
INPO = In No Particular Order
ISBAB = I Should Have Bought a Book
ITSFWI = If The Shoe Fits, Wear It
IWBNI =  It would Be Nice If
JOOC = Just out of Curiosity
KHYF = Know How You Feel
KISS =  Keep It Simple, Stupid
KISS =  Keep It Short, Stupid
LLTA = Lots and Lots of Thunderous (or Thundering) Applause
LOL  = Laughing out loud
LMAO = Laughing My A** Off
LTMSH = Laughing 'Til My sides Hurt
LTNT = Long Time, No Type
MLA = Multiple Letter Acronym
MORF = Male Or Female
MOTAS = Member of the Appropriate Sex
MOTOS = Member of the Opposite Sex
MOTSS = Member of the Same Sex
MUNG = Mash Until No Good
NBL = Not Bloody Likely
NICBDAT = Nothing Is Certain But Death And Taxes
NIMBY = Not In My Backyard
NIMTO = Not In My Term of Office
NPLU = Not People Like Us
NQOS = Not Quite Our Sort
NRN =  No Reply Necessary
NTYMI = Now That You Mention It
OAS = On Another Subject
OIC  = OH!, I See
OTOH = On The Other Hand
PBX = Private Branch eXchange
PF&HOMW = Printed, Framed & Hanging On My Wall
PLOKTA = Press Lots of keys to abort
PMETC =  Pardon Me Etc.
PMJI = Pardon My Jumping In
POV = Point Of View
PPTSPAHS = Please pass the salt, pepper and hot sauce...used
           when I've had to eat crow, my hat, and other
           unsavory dishes!
PTO=Patent and Trademark Office (US Govt)
PMYMHMMFSWGAD = Pardon Me, You Must Have Mistaken Me For Someone Who
                Gives A Damn.
ROFL = Rolling On Floor Laughing
ROFLAHMSL = Rolling On Floor Laughing And Holding My Sides Laughing
ROTBA = Reality On The Blink Again
ROTFL = Rolling On The Floor Laughing
ROFLASTC (or ROFLASC) = Rolling On The Floor Laughing And Scaring
The Cat. Originated, I'm told by Pamela Dean, who types with a cat
on her lap.
ROTM = Right On The Money
ROY G. BIV = An acronym for the colors of the spectrum-- Red Orange Yellow
                Green         Blue Indigo Violet
RSN = Real Soon Now
SFLA = Stupid Four Letter Acronym
SITD = Still in the dark
SMOP =  Small Matter of Programming
SOP = Standing Operational Proceedures
SOW = Speaking of Which
SYT = Sweet Young Thing
TAFN = Thats all for Now
TANJ = There Ain't No Justice
TANSTAAFL = There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch
TDM = Too Damn Many
TIA = Thanks In Advance
TIC = Tongue In Cheek
TINALO = This Is Not A Legal Opinion
TINAR = This Is Not A Recommendation
TIWTGLGG = This Is Where The Goofy Little Grin Goes
TJATAW = Truth, Justice, And The American Way
TLA = Three Letter Acronym (now surpassed by MLA)
TPTB = The Powers That Be
TOBAL = There Oughta Be A Law
TOBG = This Oughta Be Good
TRDMC = Tears Running Down My Cheeks
TSR =   Terminate and Stay Resident program
TTBOMK = To The Best Of My Knowledge
TTFN = Ta Ta For Now
TTYL = Talk To You Later
TYVM = Thank You Very Much
WAW = Why Ask Why?
WIBAMU = Well I'll be a Monkey's Uncle
WIMP = Windows, Icons, Mouse, Pointing (to describe Windows & other similar 
        interfaces)
WRT = With Respect To
WYGIWYPF = What you get is what you pay for
WYSBYGI = What You See Before You Get It
WYSIWYG = What You See Is What You Get
WYTYSYDG = What You Thought You Saw, You Didn't Get
YABA = Yet Another Bloody Acronym
YAFA = Yet Another "Fine" Abbreviation
YMBK(J) = You Must Be Kidding (Joking)
YAP = Yet Another Ploy
YGLT = You're Gonna Love This ...
YMMV = Your Mileage May Vary

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