ICYMI EWGA members ROCK JSYK IMHO. DAE need this ELI5? WT???
The above is 77-characters long - Short enough to tweet and still have room for hashtags. These are abbreviations or slang used by kids online in chat rooms or twitter. Below is a short compilation of these acronyms for the benefit of those of us that learned keyboard skills on a typewriter!
AMA – Ask me anything
DAE – Does anyone else
ELI5 – Explained like I’m 5
Facepalm - It can be used to convey dismay, disappointment, ridicule, or disapproval
Headdesk – Extreme facepalm. It’s the real life equivalent of putting your head on your desk and shaking it in disbelief
HIFW – How I felt when
ICYMI – In case you missed it
IMHO/IMO – In my humble opinion, in my opinion
IRL – In Real Life
JSYK – Just so you know
LB – Like back. You are requesting people to like your post.
PAW – Parents are Watching. Beware what you discuss or post, my folks are watching me
MFW: My Face When
MRW: My Reaction When
MIRL: Me In Real Life – These three are usually used with Meme’s or pictures posted
SMH – Shaking my head
TBH – To be Honest
V. – very
YOLO – You only live once
So now you have been given a little knowledge. Go forth and try to impress your kids/grandkids/friends kids. After all, YOLO. LB!