EFG (Emoticons For Geeks)
|From:||Jeffrey Henning <jeffrey@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, December 7, 1999, 21:11|
Charles <catty@...> comunu:
> I might go for a IJK = "I'm just kidding".
I like that! In fact, I'd like to stop using traditional emoticons all
together and use a new dialect of TLAs (3-letter acronyms) involving only
three sequential letters (24 possibilities). Care to help me fill it out?
ABC - Auxlangers Be Careful
CDE - Closing Down for the Evening
DEF - Don't End the Flaming (ironic)
EFG - Emoticons For Geeks -- the name of this system
FGH - Funny Geek Hello
GHI - Going Home, Internet
HIJ - Hey, I'm Jolly -- replaces :-)
IJK - I'm Just Kidding -- replaces ;-)
JKL - Just Kidding a Little [Ha, ha, only serious]
KLM - 1000 Laughs-a-Minute [inflationary replacement for LOL]
LMN - Last-Millenium Neat [or, "That's so 2nd millenium!"]
MNO - My Noteworthy Opinion [replaces IMHO and IMNSHO]
NOP - No Opinion Preferred
PQR - Please Quit Replying (PQR to this thread!)
QRS - Quote Relevant Stuff (in other words, stop wasting bandwidth by adding
short comments to long quotes)
RST - Rename the Subject (line) of this Thread!
STU - STOP TYPING UPPERCASE!
TUV - Thank U Very [replaces TIA]
UVW - U are Very Welcome
VWX - Very Welcome eXchange