GMTA! (Definitions of Internet slang ;))
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Dec 26, 2004


I'm not quite sure whether this is off-topic or not but maybe someone will be in need of such abbreviations as

AI as if / artificial intelligence
BB bathroom break
BLTN better late than never
FUA frequently used acronym
GMTA great minds think alike
HAND have a nice day
IYKWIM if you know what I mean
MOMPL a moment please
NJ nice job
NP no problem
RTM read the manual
TYVM thank you very much
YHIGA your help is greatly appreciated

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Well, it is not always "clean" talk but there are also some definitions which can be used "normally" and in case you are translating some text with this kind of Newspeak English ...

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