Table of contents
The goal of term paper
Origins of slang
Different types of slang
The Cockney Alphabet
List of slang terms for police officers
The list of literature
The list of literature
1.Ayto, John. 2002. The Oxford Dictionary of Rhyming Slang. Oxford University Press.
2.Franklyn, Julian. 1960. A Dictionary of Rhyming Slang. Routledge.
3.The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang (by John Ayto and John Simpson, Oxford University Press, 2005
4.Green, Jonathon. 2000. Cassell's Rhyming Slang. Cassell.
ASL - Age / sex / location
ATEOTD - At The End of the Day[
ATM - At the moment
AWOL - Absent Without (Official) Leave
AYBABTU (also abbreviated as AYB) - w:All your base are belong to us (from the video game Zero Wing)
B2B - Business to Business
BBIAB - Be back in a bit
BBQ - Barbecue. While not internet slang in itself, it is often combined with other initialisms as a point of satire, absurdity, or a non-sequitur. For example OMG WTF BBQ.
BBL/BBS - Be back later / shortly / soon
BCNU - Be seein' you
BFF - Best Friends Forever
blog - Also known as web log or an online journal
BOFH - Bastard operator from hell
bot - Any type of automated software in chatrooms and web-cataloging software
BRB - Be right back
BSOD - Blue Screen of Death
BTDT - Been there done that
BTW - By
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bump - Increment (For example, C's ++ operator.) or a backronym for «Bring Up My Post»
crawl - To retrieve a web page along with the hyperlinks that reference it
crapplet - A poorly written computer application
CU - See you (later)
CYA - See ya OR Cover Your Ass
cyber- (prefix) - A term used to connect the subsequent word loosely to the world of computers or the Internet or sex over a computer
cyberspace - Virtual reality, the Internet, the World Wide Web, and other kinds of computer systems. Science fiction author William Gibson popularized the term in his novel Neuromancer. Gibson used the word to describe a virtual world of computer networks that his cyberpunk heroes 'jacked into'
DFTT - Don't feed the trolls
DIAF - Die in a fire
DILLIGAF/D/S - Does it look like I give a flip / fuck / damn / shit
DND - Do not disturb
DOA - Dead on arrival. Refers to hardware that is broken on delivery.
EOF - End of File
EOM - End of Message
EOL - End of Life. Device or hardware that is at the end of its product life cycle. - End of Line.
EQ - EverQuest
ETA - Estimated time of arrival
FAQ - Frequently Asked Question(s)
FFS - For fuck's sake
flamer - Someone who makes inflammatory, abusive or directly offensive comments. Similar to, but not quite the same as an Internet troll
FMCDH - From My Cold Dead Hands
FOAD - Fuck off and die
FOAF - Friend of a friend
FTL - For the loss
FTW - For the win
FU - Fuck you
FUBAR - Fucked up beyond all recognition / repair (from military slang; pronounced «foo-bar»)
FUD - Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt (the purposeful spread of misinformation)
FWIW - For what it's worth
FYI - For your information
GBTW - Get back to work
GF - Great/good fight
GFU - Good for you
GFY - Go fuck yourself
GG - Good game, used at or near the conclusion of a gaming match
GGS - Good games
GJ - Good job, often used in online gaming when a teammate performs an act benefitting his team, such as killing an opponent or enabling that kill
GMTA - Great minds think alike
Godwin's Law - Dictates that the longer a thread, the more likely someone will post a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler
gratz - Congratulations
GTFO - Get the fuck out
GTG or G2G - 'Got to go' or 'Good to go'
GR - Good Race
HAND - have a nice day
handle - Name used in online chat, (AKA nick(name), alias, screen/user name)
HF - Have fun
haxor or H4x0r (1337) - Hacker
hit - A request made to the web server, (noun) the results of an internet search, (verb) loading a Web page. Hits are not equivalent to visitors of a webpage.
home page - The website's introduction page, starting point, and guide. The technical term is «index»
hot list - A collection of publicly available URLs (World Wide Web site addresses), sometimes available as text files.
HTH - Hope this / that helps
IANAL - I am not a lawyer
IBTL - In before the lock
IDK - I don't know
IONO - I don't know
IIRC - If I recall / remember correctly
IIUC - If I understand correctly
IMO/IMHO/IMNSHO/IMAO - In my (humble / honest / not so humble / arrogant) opinion
Information superhighway - The Internet (AKA: I-way, infobahn)
IOW - In other words
IRC - Internet Relay Chat
IRL - In real life
ITYM - I Think You Mean
IWSN - I want sex now
IYKWIM - If you know what I mean
jaggy - aliased computer graphics
JAS - Just a sec
JK or j/k - Just kidding, or joke
k or kk - OK
KISS - Keep it simple stupid.
KOS - Kill on sight
KTHX - OK, thanks
KTHXBAI - OK, thanks, goodbye, used either to cut short a conversation or to express displeasure with being cut short
L8R - Later, L8R also sometimes abbreviated as L8ER is commonly used in chat rooms and other text based communications as a way of saying good bye.
lag - Slang term for slow Internet speeds or high Internet latency; Lag is sometimes due to a server problem, but more frequently due to the connection between client and server. A slow or intermittent connection may often be referred to as laggy
lamer - A know-nothing, one who is lame.
leet - Often spelled as l33t or 1337. It originally meant elite
LFG - Looking for group
LFM - Looking for more
LMAO - Laughing my ass off
LMFAO - Laughing my fucking ass off
LMIRL - Let's meet in real life.
LMK - Let me know
LOL - Laughing out loud, laugh out loud
LTNS - Long time no see
lurker - Someone who frequents a Usenet group without participating in discussions
LYLAB - Love you like a brother.
LYLAS - Love you like a sister.
MMORPG, MMO - Massive Multi-player Online Role Playing Game
MOTD - Message of the day
MTFBWY - May The Force be with you
MUD - Multi-User Dungeon
MUSH - Multi-User Shared Hallucination
MYOB - Mind your own business
M8 - Mate
N1 - Nice one, used mostly often in gaming Скрыть
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