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Old Jan 1, 2004, 10:11 PM   #1
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Is there some place on this site to let us Newbies know what the acronyms mean.

For instance: BTW
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Old Jan 1, 2004, 10:30 PM   #2
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I'm sure there is somewhere. Here are a few of the more common ones:

BTW By the way
OBTW Oh, by the way
LOL Laughing out loud
ROFLMAO Rolling on the floor laughing my a$$ off

Drawing a blank, BBL (be back later) with more .... although I'm sure others will contribute.

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TAL: Thanks A Lot

Hope others will continue to contribute
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YW You're welcome
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IMHO In my humble opinion......that was a good question. :P


Kayd :?

JKJust kidding
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My favorite in the context of the kinds of trade-offs in photography, big zoom vs low weight, small size of camera vs big lens, ...

TANSTAFL - There Ain't No Such Thing As a Free Lunch.
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Is there some place on this site to let us Newbies know what the acronyms mean.

For instance: BTW
Try Google Glossary:

http://labs.google.com/glossary

Or also Webopedia:

http://www.webopedia.com

Text Messaging Abbreviations
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Old Jan 4, 2004, 11:07 PM   #8
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thanks for the info
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My all-time favourite is the laptop memory cards - PCMCIA.
"People Can't Memorize Computer Industry Acronyms"
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My all-time favourite is the laptop memory cards - PCMCIA.
"People Can't Memorize Computer Industry Acronyms"
TWAIN - Technology Without An Interesting Name

(But the people over at twain.org will deny that.)
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