In email and online chat rooms, people often try to type as fast as they can. Using acronyms or abbreviations helps them keep up their speed. Here's a quick taste of the language sometimes known as "emailese" or "chatroomsy."

ACE: am confused, explain

BIF: before I forget

BRB: be right back

DTS: don't think so

FWIW: for what it's worth

FYEO: for your eyes only

GMTA: great minds think alike

GTG: got to go

HAW: homework a-waiting

ICBIGBA: I can't believe I got booted again

ICCL: I couldn't care less

IMHO: in my humble opinion

KWIM: know what I mean?

LOL: laughing out loud

MMBS: mail me back soon

MMD: made my day

PIR: parent in room

PXT: please explain that

TTFN: ta ta for now

URATPM: you are a total Pokémaniac

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