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11-30-01, 04:19 AM   #1  
Computer/Email shorthand

Here's a simple one for practically everyone except ME

Is there a listing of all (or at least the most used) the computer shorthand somehwere? ie: lol=laugh out loud, btw=by the way, etc.

I know it saves time, disc space, etc. but I don't want to be insulting anybody by inventing my own and then finding out I just swore at them...

Thanks for your help

Howie

 
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11-30-01, 08:30 AM   #2  
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Go to

They have a bunch of them

 
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11-30-01, 03:24 PM   #3  
Beware the

:-(

(frowny face emoticon)

Just a reminder that it is the offical tradmark of Despair Inc.

This is the company that tried to sue the entire internet community for trademark infringement.

p.s. I did download my offical licence to use it in this e-mail

http://www.despair.com/demotivators/frownonthis.html
http://tarr.uspto.gov/servlet/tarr?r...entry=75502288

 
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11-30-01, 06:42 PM   #4  
Thx xiii13 & mrhoadar!

NOW I may be able to understand some of the other forum chat that I see...

I'll keep the warning about the sad emoticon in mind - is the colon with the opening bracket (no dash) okay to use?

Howie

 
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11-30-01, 07:01 PM   #5  
WELL!
LOL
THAT was some of the most that I have ever......

 
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