Chat Jargon A - F


A

a/s/l

Age/Sex/Location - (used to ask a chatter their personal information)

AAMOF

As A Matter Of Fact

AAYF

As always, your friend

ADN

Any Day Now

ADR

Address

AFAIC

As Far As I Can...

AFAIC

As Far As I'm Concerned

AFAIK

As far as I know

AFK

Away from keyboard

AFN

that's All For Now

AISI

As I See It

AKA

Also Known As

AML

All My Love

ANFSCD

And Now For Something Completely Different

ASAP

As Soon As Possible

ASL

Age, sex, location?

ATM

At The Moment

AV

Avatar - Graphical representaion of a person chatting.

AWA

As well as

AWOL

Absent Without Leave

B

B/C

Because

B4

Before

B4N

Bye for now

BAC

Back at computer

BAK

Back At Keyboard

BBFN

Bye Bye For Now

BBIAB

Be back in a bit

BBL

Be Back Later

BBS

Be Back Soon

BBSL

Be Back Soon or Later

BC

Be cool

BCNU

Be Seeing You

BF

Boyfriend

BFN

Bye For Now

BIL

Brother in law

BKA

Better Known As

BOT

Back on topic

BR

Best Regards

BRB

Be Right Back

BRH

Be Right Here

BRT

Be Right There

BTDT

Been there, done that

BTW

By The Way

BYKT

But You Knew That

BYTM

Better you than me

C

CMIIW

Correct Me If I'm Wrong

CU

See You

CUL

Catch you later

CUL8R

See You Later

CUOL

See You On Line

CUS

See you soon

CWOT

Complete waste of time

CYA

See ya

D

DIS

Did I Say

DIY

Do it yourself

DL -or d/l

Download... or downloading.

DOD

We could tell you but then we'd have to kil you

DUCT

Did You See That?

DWD

Dude

E

EAK

Eating at keyboard

EG

Evil Grin

EL

Evil Laugh

EOD

End of discussion

EOL

End Of Lecture

EOR

End of rant

EOT

End Of Thread (meaning end of discussion)

F

F

Female

F2F

Face To Face

FAQ

Frequently Asked Question

FAWC

For Anyone Who Cares

FCOL

For crying out loud

FIL

Father in law

FISH

First In Still Here (someone who is on line TOO much)

FITB

Fill In The Blank

FNB

Football and beer

FOAF

Friend Of A Friend

FOCL

Falling off the chair laughing

FOFL

Falling on the floor laughing

FTASB

Faster Than A Speeding Bullet

FTF

Face To Face

FTL

Faster Than Light

FUBAR

Fouled Up Beyond All Repair / Recognition

FUD

Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt

FWIW

For What It's Worth

FYI

For Your Information