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You got it right; we are talking of Internet lingo and slang. Since, the coming of social networking websites including Facebook and twitter, lingos has been the common language for many of us. No chat in this world have gone through without the use of any of this lingoes.
But have you ever heard of FTFY? Or what about GOMB, DIAF or GLFH?
Here’s a list of internet lingo you certainly didn’t know about!
1. FTFY (Fixed That for You)
Most of the time, this is used humorously to change the meaning for a meme. It is also appropriate and used in correcting other’s grammatical errors or factual errors.
2. DIAF (Die in a Fire)
This type of acronym is used when the subjects upsets the person behind.
3. SMEXI (Smart + Sexy)
The SMEXI lingo has seen a birth in the recent years. It was used extensively in the early days of MSN. After which it got a comma-ed, and finally is getting used these days (specially in 2013). It is often used in Instagram-like social websites where it is used sarcastically for a flattering photo.
4. GOMB (Get Off My Back)
Get off my Back!
5. GLHF (Good Luck, Have Fun)
If you are an avid user of online gaming (like WoW) then this might be familiar with you. It is generally used before a online match/battle as a sign of sportsmanship.
6. SO (Significant other)
Like GLHF (used in gaming community), SO is rather used in Reddit. It is quite popular word there. This word is better used when one wants to maintain anonymity.
7. MFW (My Face When)
Likewise SMEXI, MFW is also used sarcastically. This phrase is mostly used alongside a meme or a selfie.
8. IIRC (If I Remember Correctly)
The term is quite self-explanatory. This is used to express a unconfirmed yet certain memory.
While it may seem like just yesterday that we were all getting dial-up connections installed, the internet has been around to produce a language of its own. 12 Top Internet Slang Terms You Should Know About
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