When I first came across TTYL, i innocently asked what does it stands for?
Apparently TTYL stands for “talk to you later”!! Whatever happens to good ole days of proper communication? I guess we can’t shy away from the advancement of technology which indirectly or even directly responsible for the birth of “netlingo”.
During the good ole days, we used manual typewriter instead of laptop
We used leg – peddled sewing machine instead of eletrical sewing machine
We boiled water using gas stove instead of automatic kettle.
We played “donkey kong” instead of PS3
We drove Datsun 130Y instead of “non-leaded powered car”
We used “odorono” anti-perspirant instead of cyrstal-based deodorant
We drank flat kopi susu instead of Latte (long or short, doesnt matter)
Now coming back to Netlingo.. I guess i have to embrace it gingerly and use it as a bonding experience with Celeste, when she grows up.
To remind myself, i have compiled a list of Netlingo for “fyeo”. Not in alphabetical order, here goes;
UG2BK – You got to be kidding
GBTW – get back to work
NMP – not my problem
PIR – parent in room
GFTD – gone for the day
FYEO – for your eyes only
BI5 – back in 5 minutes
DEGT – dont even go there
BIL – boss is listening
PAW – parents are watching
99 – parents are no longer watching
PCM – please call me
IMS – i am sorry
TOY – thinking of you
KUTGW – keep up the good work
CID – consider it done (not criminal investigation department)
FWIW – for what it’s worth
GNOC – get naked on camera
HAND – have a nice day
IAT – i am tired
IMO – in my opinion
NRN – no response necessary
ROFL – rolling on the floor laughing
SWDYT – so what do you think?
WDYM – what do you mean?
WOMBAT – waste of money, brain and time
4COL – for crying out loud
WRUD – what are you doing
LMIRL – let’s meet in real life
HBU – how about you?
^5 – High 5
I guess that’s enough for the day as it make me wanting to catch forty winks. HAND and NRN..