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Common Computer Acronyms

by Chris Pritchard General

Here are some of the many acronyms used in the online world.

Here are some of the many acronyms used in the online world.

A3
Anyplace, anywhere, anytime.

AAK
Asleep at keyboard.

AAMOF
As a matter of fact.

AAMOI
As a matter of interest.

ADIH
Another day in hell.

ADIP
Another day in paradise.

AEAP
As early as possible.

AFAGAY
A friend as good as you.

AFAIC
As far as I’m concerned.

AFAICS
As far as I can see

AFAICT
As far as I can tell

AFAIK
As far as I know

AFAIR
As far as I remember

AFAIU
As far as I understand

AFAIUI
As far as I understand it.

AFAP
As far as possible

AAYC
As far as you’re concerned.

AFC
Away from computer.

ASAP
As soon as possible.

BOTOH
But on the other hand

BSOD
Blue screen of death.

BTW
By the way.

DKDC
Don’t know don’t care.

DQMOT
Don’t quote me on this.

FWIW
For what it’s worth.

FYI
For your information.

GSOH
Good sense of humour.

GTK
Good to know

IANAE
I am not an expert.

IANAL
I am not a lawyer.

IBTD
I beg to differ.

ICBW
I could be wrong.

ICW
I can’t wait.

IMAO
In my arrogant opinion.

IMCO
In my considered opinion.

IME
In my experience.

IMHO
In my humble opinion.

IMNSHO
In my no so humble opinion.

IMO
In my opinion.

KISS
Keep it simple stupid.

LOL
Laughing out loud.

MYOB
Mind your own business.

NIMBY
Not in my back yard.

NIMY
Never in a million years.

NMP
Not my problem.

NOYB
None of your business.

OTL
Out to lunch.

OTOH
On the other hand.

OTP
On the phone.

OTT
Over the top.

OTTOMH
Off the top of my head.

PICNIC
Problem in chair, Not in computer.

PLZ
Please.

PM
Personal message -or- private message.

POV
Point of view.

ROTFL
Rolling on the floor laughing.

ROTFLOL
Rolling on the floor laughing out loud.

ROTM
Right on the money.

TBA
To be advised -or- to be announced.

TBC
To be continued.

TBD
To be determined.

TBE
Thick between ears.

TBH
To be honest.

TBYB
Try before you buy.

TGIF
Thank God it’s Friday.

WDYM
What do you mean?

WDYMBT
What do you mean by that?

WYSIWYG
What you see is what you get.

YMAK
You may already know.

YMMV
Your mileage may vary.

YNK
You never know.

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