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  • IMHO what Scott said today was way out of line.

  • Hmm

  • IDK what he was thinking??

  • SMH

  • What?

  • English Internet Acronyms

  • Hi everyone! Welcome back to VT English.

  • I'm your host, Kelsi.

  • Today I'm going to teach you 10 English acronyms that are often used on the internet.

  • IDK

  • IDK stands for "I don't know," and it's a very common response used in texts or messages.

  • Hey

  • What do you wanna eat later?

  • IDK

  • JK

  • JK stands for "Just kidding."

  • People usually use it after they've said something to explain that they weren't serious.

  • They were just making a joke.

  • It's also sometimes used when someone wants to take back what they just said.

  • Cindy, I have something to tell you.

  • What?

  • I really like you.

  • Oh...

  • JK!!!

  • SMH

  • SMH means "shaking my head."

  • It? used when someone finds something stupid or ridiculous,

  • since shaking your head at someone can mean that you're annoyed or dismayed at them.

  • I lent Scott money over a week ago and he still hasn't paid me back.

  • He owes me money too!!

  • SMH

  • TMI

  • TMI stands for "too much information."

  • If someone tells you details about something that you think are too private or that you just don't want to hear,

  • you can type TMI to let them know that they've crossed the line!

  • Ugh I'm having such a bad day

  • Why?

  • Cramps

  • Awe that sucks

  • Yeah, my flow is super heavy today.

  • TMI

  • NP

  • NP is short for "no problem."

  • It's usually used as a response when someone says thank you!

  • Thank you so much for helping me out yesterday!

  • You're a lifesaver!

  • NP!

  • TBH

  • TBH stands for "to be honest."

  • People usually use this before they say something honest or straightforward to try to make it sound a bit less harsh.

  • What do you think of the new guy?

  • TBH, I think he's a bit of a suck-up

  • OMG same

  • IMHO

  • IMHO stands for "in my humble opinion."

  • Someone might type this before they share their opinion on something

  • in order to let people know that what they're saying is only their opinion. It's not fact.

  • Me and Ariel's anniversary is coming up.

  • Do you think I should get her flowers or jewelry?

  • IMHO those are both super cheesy.

  • ROFL

  • R. O. F. L., or ROFL, stands for "rolling on the floor laughing."

  • It's a way to say that something is hilarious.

  • And it's similar to LOL, which stands for "laughing out loud," but it's a bit more exaggerated.

  • ROFL

  • TL;DR

  • TL;DR stands for "too long; didn't read."

  • People might send this in reply to a message that was so long that they didn't bother reading it.

  • Some people also write TL;DR at the end of long posts online,

  • and then write a sentence that lets people know their main point.

  • (A very long message.)

  • TL;DR

  • TTYL

  • TTYL stands for "talk to you later."

  • Instead of just saying bye at the end of every online conversation that you have, you can try saying TTYL.

  • What's up?

  • Not much. Just about to start work.

  • Oh ok, TTYL then!

  • Try making a sentence using one of these acronyms in the comments below!

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IMHO what Scott said today was way out of line.

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    Kelsi posted on 2018/06/06
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