Lol ???

  wotbus@ 09:26 08 Dec 04
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I regularly see subjects signed off with "lol", or see it used as an expression. What does it mean ?

  john-232317 09:31 08 Dec 04

laugh out loud

  wotbus@ 09:39 08 Dec 04

Ah - that's it. OK, thanks for putting me in the picture.

  TonyJover 10:12 08 Dec 04

There's also....

LMAO - Laughing my a** off
ROFL - Rolling On Floor Laughing
FWIW - For What It's Worth
IMHO - In My Humble Opinion
<G> - Grinning
A/S/L - Age/Sex/Location
AISI - As I See It
B4 - Before
B4N / BFN - Bye For Now
BRB - Be Right Back
CIO - Check It Out
CSL - Can't Stop Laughing
CUL8R / CYL - See You Later
F2F - Face-to-Face
GR8 - Great
GTG - Got To Go
HAK - Hugs And Kisses
HB - Hurry Back
IDK - I Don't Know
IDTS - I Don't Think So
IMO - In My Opinion
IOW - In Other Words
IYKWIM - If You Know What I Mean
IYSS - If You Say So
J/K - Just Kidding
KWIM - Know What I Mean
L8R - Later
LMK - Let Me Know
OIC - Oh, I See
OMG - Oh My Gosh
OTOH - On the Other Hand
PLS - Please
SWDYT - So What Do You Think?
THX or TX or THKS - Thanks
TYVM - Thank You Very Much
WB - Welcome Back
WDYS - What Did You Say?
WDYT - What Do You Think?
YGBK - You Gotta Be Kidding

And many many more...

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:50 08 Dec 04

Been speaking english for 50 years but now I think I need language lessons.

:0(

How about all the little pictures made up from punctuation marks?

  Graham ® 10:54 08 Dec 04

May be someone whos' real name is Laurance.

Ernest.

  TonyJover 10:57 08 Dec 04

Oh well... you asked <g>

:) or :-) or :o) - Smile

:D - Smile / laughing / big grin

:( or :-( or :o( - Sad face/frown

:| - Grim face

:* or :-)x(-: - Kiss

;) - Wink

:X - My lips are sealed

:P - Sticking out tongue

{} - A hug

{{{{{{{ }}}}}}} - Lots of hugs

:'( - Crying

O:) - Angel

':) - Raising one eyebrow

,:) - Raising other eyebrow

8^[ - Stuck up / fed up

}:> - Devil

>:-{ - Hurt and angry

:-` - Hint of a smile

:-@ - Not feeling too great

:-! - Used unrepeatable language

<------ - Referring to yourself

$) - I love money

:-& - Tongue-tied

<|:-) - Witch

":¢( - Punk smiley

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:02 08 Dec 04

Lol :0)

  Sethhaniel 11:17 08 Dec 04

so that means that <|:-)> is wizard
regards Gandalf<|:-)>
always thought Lol was 'Lots of Laughs' but same difference really ;)

  Technotiger 12:24 08 Dec 04

lol ..... lots of love !!

  Urotsukidoji 13:20 08 Dec 04

roflmffao

you lot can work it out. :oP

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