What does LOL mean?

Posted on: Fri, 06/29/2001 - 6:05am
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Hi--I've been seeing this abbreviation & don't know what it means! Also, DH & DD?

Posted on: Fri, 06/29/2001 - 6:24am
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ROFL!! (Yes, it used to bug me too... but you'll see what I mean [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/biggrin.gif[/img])
LOL- laughing out loud/laugh out loud
ROFL- rolling on floor laughing out loud
DD- dearest/dear daughter
DS- dear/dearest son
DH- dear/dearest husband
SO- significant other
(There are many many other net-isms too numerous to mention. These are just commonly used here.)
I am sure that this helps (a lot) [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/biggrin.gif[/img]
Happy enlightenment and best wishes [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

Posted on: Fri, 06/29/2001 - 8:30am
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babyjakesmom,
That's so funny! (LOL!!!) Thanks for posting a question that has been puzzling me for months. My husband told me what LOL was, and I assumed DH was for dear husband or darling husband, but I had questions about some others. Your post answered them. Thanks.

Posted on: Fri, 06/29/2001 - 12:57pm
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Lol. Too funny. I have another one. I've been online for years but never knew what IRL means until today. It's "In Real Life."
Example: IRL my friends would call me crazy for being so obsessed with peanuts-as opposed to my cyber friends who know exactly what I'm talking about.

Posted on: Fri, 06/29/2001 - 1:41pm
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Babyjakesmom-
LOL baffled me also. I asked everyone at work & no one had a clue. It drove me crazy until I finally found someone who knew (LOL)!!
amy

Posted on: Sun, 07/01/2001 - 11:25pm
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Thanks everyone! Now I can LOL & ROFL too!

Posted on: Sun, 07/01/2001 - 11:42pm
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MIL = Mother-in-law
FIL = Father-in-law

Posted on: Mon, 07/02/2001 - 3:03am
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I pulled up an older list that I found useful when I was lost with the abbreviations. Look under "Off Topic."
Michelle

Posted on: Mon, 07/02/2001 - 3:12am
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another one i needed to ask my kids about was "asl" age sex location. Thank goodess kids know the lingo. take care claire

Posted on: Fri, 06/28/2002 - 6:47pm
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BTW - by the way
HTH - hope that helps
TMI - too much info
TIA - thanks in advance
BTDT - been there, done that
OTOH - on the other hand
TTYL - talk to you later

Posted on: Sat, 06/29/2002 - 12:22am
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What about IMO? What does that mean?

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