Thursday, August 30, 2007

Some new acronyms (courtesy of the NYT)

GI -- Google it
MOP -- Mac or PC?
FCAO -- five conversations at once
IIOYT -- is it on YouTube?
DYFH -- did you Facebook him/her?
BIOI -- buy it on iTunes
CMOS -- call me on Skype
GGNUDP -- gotta go, no unlimited data plan
WLF -- with the lady friend
JUOC -- jacked up on caffeine
12OF -- twelve-o'clock flasher (refers to someone less
than competent with technology, to the extent that every
appliance in the house flashes "12:00")
SML -- send me the link
RHB -- read his/her blog
MBLO -- much better-looking online
KYST -- knew you'd say that
NBL -- no battery left
CTTC -- can't talk, teacher's coming
TWD -- typing while driving
CMT (CMF, CMM, CMB) -- check my Twitter (Facebook,
Myspace, blog)
CYE (CYF, CYM, CYB)--check your email (Facebook, Myspace,
And a few just for iPhone owners:
WIWYA -- when I was your age
YKT - you kids today
CRRE -- conversation required; remove earbuds
WDO? -- what are you doing online?
NIWYM -- no idea what you mean
NCK -- not a chance, kid
B2W -- back to work
LODH -- log off, do homework
DYMK? -- does your mother know?
IGAT -- I've got abbreviations, too


  1. Love the Old Fogey acronyms. Thanks for sharing.

  2. It's great to know someone is reading this!


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