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NetLingo The Internet Dictionary

NetLingo The Internet Dictionary | Abbreviations in electronic communication | Scoop.it
This site contains thousands of definitions about computers, the Internet, and the online world of business, technology & communication :-) A popular online dictionary it includes one of the largest collections of text messaging, acronyms and...

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The NetLingo Dictionary is structured in an easy-to-read layout and filled with easy-to-understand definitions, using layman's language. Its purpose is to educate, entertain, and empower users about the language used in the online world. All definitions are cross referenced and sorted by Category to give users the big picture. They encourage users to Add Their Own 'Lingo' and Become an Editor.

Abbreviations in electronic communication
The topic deals with all kinds of lexical shortenings used in electronic communication.
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Announcing the PLOS Text Mining Collection | EveryONE

Announcing the PLOS Text Mining Collection | EveryONE | Abbreviations in electronic communication | Scoop.it
RT @DrKhouryCDC: The @PLoSMedicine Text Mining collection combines linguistics computer science &statistics to retrieve info from text http://t.co/Rb9yjxRUcn
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Lexical Distance Among the Languages of Europe

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  This chart shows the lexical distance — that is, the degree of overall vocabulary divergence — among the major languages of Europe. The size of each circle represents the number of speakers ...

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Distancia y cercanía léxica entre entre lenguajes europeos 

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Une très belle visualisation de la distance lexicale entre les langues européennes.

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Mieux comprendre l'évolution des langues et donc des cultures....
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Grammar 4eva: Has ‘techspeak’ made time-honoured language skills irrelevant in the Internet age?

Grammar 4eva: Has ‘techspeak’ made time-honoured language skills irrelevant in the Internet age? | Abbreviations in electronic communication | Scoop.it

While recent research on texting and linguistics has offered no conclusive evidence that these language abbreviations damage students’ language skills, a highly publicized 2012 study from Pennsylvania State University found that middle-school students who frequently use “techspeak” when they text performed poorly on an English grammar test.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, December 27, 2013 3:17 AM

Some interesting arguments for and against texting.

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Twitter-Cheat-Sheet-Tool-4-Learning-Unlimited-by-Kimberly-Tyson.pdf


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Where Did the Expression “Welp” Come From?

Where Did the Expression “Welp” Come From? | Abbreviations in electronic communication | Scoop.it
If you are a frequent Twitter user, you have probably noticed the frequent use of the wordwelp—sometimes spelled well’p, wellp, or even, mistakenly, whelp—on the micro-blogging platform.
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Computer Abbreviations for various Competitive Examination ...

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Computer Abbreviations for various Competitive Examination.
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(MULTI) - Over 55000 specialised Glossaries Lexicon Dictionaries and Terminologies | ats-group.net

(MULTI) - Over 55000 specialised Glossaries Lexicon Dictionaries and Terminologies | ats-group.net | Abbreviations in electronic communication | Scoop.it

"The largest Collection of Encyclopedia, Lexicon, Glossaries and Specific Dictionaries"


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Shah Rukh Khan sheds some light on the mysteries behind Scorpions and ... - Daily News & Analysis

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Shah Rukh Khan sheds some light on the mysteries behind Scorpions and ...
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So now we communicate in abbreviations. Short form. Text speak. Txt spk. They claim it facilitates communication.
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Kids Periodic Text Message Acronyms Infographic

Kids Periodic Text Message Acronyms Infographic | Abbreviations in electronic communication | Scoop.it
Would you like to understand the text messages your children or students send? Do you know these children's text abbreviations? POS: Parents Over

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Would you like to understand the text messages your children or students send?

 

Do you know these children’s text abbreviations?

 

POS: Parents Over Shoulder
FMTYEWTK: For More Than You Ever Wanted To Know
BTWITIAILWY: By the way, I think I am in love with you
TTYL: Talk To You Later
MIA: Missing In Action
MYOB: Mind Your Own Business
IYD: In your Dream

 

If not you may want to check the Kids Periodic Text Message Acronyms Infographic!

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David Crystal on Texting (S1E2 of It's Only a Theory)

Professor David Crystal on BBC's It's Only a Theory, originally broadcast on October 13th 2009. "Texting is good for the English language."
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Etiquette tips for a changing business world - Daily News - Galveston County

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Etiquette tips for a changing business world
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Slang and texting abbreviations will make a poor impression. Using ALL CAPS can create an interpretation of anger in an email, or can convey an unintended impression.
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Corpus Linguistics MOOC | Lancaster University

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A free online course designed to help those interested in the social sciences and humanities analyse language will be offered as Lancaster University’s first MOOC (massive open online course) in January 2014.

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Agustí Farran i Serés's curator insight, September 19, 2013 2:00 AM

I have just applied for it!

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A great free linguistic resource from @lancasteruni

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Chat Abbreviations | EnglishClub

Abbreviations are common in chatrooms, texting and instant messaging. But what do abbreviations like BRB or LOL actually mean? (Trying to learn chat abbreviations or abbs?

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Helpful resource for teachers and parents.

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colwiz - An App for research

colwiz - An App for research | Abbreviations in electronic communication | Scoop.it
Collective Wizdom - An R&D Platform for Researchers, Academics and Students.

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Beyond selfies and twerking … the words that really mattered in 2013

Beyond selfies and twerking … the words that really mattered in 2013 | Abbreviations in electronic communication | Scoop.it
Forget twerking, selfies and taking selfies when you're twerking. Not everything we said this year was completely trivial.

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A Handy Visual Guide To Twitter Lingo - Edudemic

A Handy Visual Guide To Twitter Lingo - Edudemic | Abbreviations in electronic communication | Scoop.it
Do you know your Twitter lingo? Are you aware of the difference between MT and RT? What does the W/ symbol mean? Use this handy chart to stay up to date.

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(EN) - New words: 23 December 2013 | Cambridge University Press

(EN) - New words: 23 December 2013 | Cambridge University Press | Abbreviations in electronic communication | Scoop.it

"Welcome to About Words, a blog from Cambridge Dictionaries Online. We publish posts discussing different features of the English language, as well as dictionary entries for words and phrases that are new to English or that have new meanings. We hope you enjoy the blog, and that you’ll post your own comments and vote on the new words. Keep checking back here over the weeks for a fascinating range of posts."


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'Tis and 10 Other Fun Proclitic Words

'Tis and 10 Other Fun Proclitic Words | Abbreviations in electronic communication | Scoop.it
Why let 'tis have all the fun? This season, get in the proclitic spirit with these 10 other charming word-beginning contractions. ('Fun' may be stretching it slightly: @matthiasrascher: ‘Tis and 10 Other Fun Proclitic Words.
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Explore State-of-the-art in your Research Field - Sciweavers

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Sciweavers is an academic network for scientists and researches that offers free online services that improves their productivity and visibility.

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9 Instant Message Etiquette Rules Every Professional Needs To Know - Business Insider

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9 Instant Message Etiquette Rules Every Professional Needs To Know Business Insider Similar to texting, it's common to use abbreviations and shortcuts such as "LOL" (laugh out loud), "np" (no problem), or "u" (you) in an IM, but make sure the...
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Selfie is Oxford Dictionaries' word of the year

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Ubiquitous noun for social media self-portraits faces down newly discovered cute mammal the olinguito in annual contest
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Glossary of International Banking & Finance Acronyms and Abbreviations

http://www.adiscountcoupon.com/d/6296 Get reference on banking and finance acronyms and abbreviations in English/French/German/Spanish/Italian, and in Russia...

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Twitter Eyes Next-Generation Technology David Talbot - MIT Technology Review

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And mining tweets themselves for insights is hard because the language is not only short but filled with slang and abbreviations.
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Our Updated Guide To Twitter Slang, Lingo, Abbreviations And Acronyms

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With only 140 characters to convey your thoughts, knowing shortened Twitter lingo is an important part of learning the ropes of the popular social media platform. If you weren't an early adopter of Twitter, or don't spend a ton of time checking...


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Which Words Matter The Most When You Talk

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Language like anything else can be hacked for greater effectiveness. Here are some techniques to make your words--your best tool at work--more...

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A Compilation of Internet Acronyms to Help You Express Yourself in 140 Characters or Less

A Compilation of Internet Acronyms to Help You Express Yourself in 140 Characters or Less


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A Compilation of Internet Acronyms to Help You Express Yourself in 140 Characters or Less

 

 

(Source: Net Lingo)

 

Ne2H

Need To Have -


Used in cases such as, "This feature is a 'need to have' feature for the successful launch of the product". Pronounced "nee-two-aitch" but not usually spoken, usually it is just shorthand in e-mails and IMs. Online jargon, also known as text message shorthand, used in texting, online chat, instant messaging, email, blogs, and newsgroup postings, it is spelled in all lowercase because it's also considered a form of leetspeak

 

INUCOSM

It's No Use Crying Over Spilt Milk -
Online jargon, also known as text message shorthand, used in texting, online chat, instant messaging, email, blogs, and newsgroup postings, these types of abbreviations are also referred to as chat acronyms. 

 

ICYC

In Case You're Curious -or- In Case You Care -
Online jargon, also known as text message shorthand, used in texting, online chat, instant messaging, email, blogs, and newsgroup postings, these types of abbreviations are also referred to as chat acronyms. 

 

W/

With -
Online jargon, also known as text message shorthand, used primarily in texting, online chat, instant messaging, email, blogs, and newsgroup postings, these types of abbreviations are also referred to as chat acronyms.  It can be spelled in all lowercase because it's also considered a form of leetspeak

 

FITB

Fill In The Blanks -
Online jargon, also known as text message shorthand, used primarily in texting, online chat, instant messaging, email, blogs, and newsgroup postings, these types of abbreviations are also referred to as chat acronyms.

 

RUUP4IT

Are You Up For It? -
Online jargon, also known as text message shorthand, used primarily in texting, online chat, instant messaging, email, blogs, and newsgroup postings, these types of abbreviations are also referred to as chat acronyms.

 

MUAH or MWAH

The sound of a kiss -
Online jargon, also known as text message shorthand, used in texting, online chat, instant messaging, email, blogs, and newsgroup postings, these types of abbreviations are also referred to as chat acronyms

 

RCI

Rectal Cranial Inversion -
As in, HUYA, it is online jargon, also known as text message shorthand, used primarily in texting, online chat, instant messaging, email, blogs, and newsgroup postings

 

RUNTS

Are You Nuts? -
Online jargon, also known as [[text message|text message]] shorthand, used primarily in texting, online chat, instant messaging, [[e-mail or email|email]], blogs, and newsgroup postings, these types of abbreviations are also referred to as chat acronyms

 

MMHA2U

My Most Humble Apologies To You -
Online jargon, also known as text message shorthand, used in texting, online chat, instant messaging, email, blogs, and newsgroup postings, these types of abbreviations are also referred to as chat acronyms.

 

SOL

Sh** Out of Luck -
Online jargon, also known as text message shorthand, used primarily in texting, online chat, instant messaging, email, blogs, and newsgroup postings, these types of abbreviations are also referred to as chat acronyms.

 

RSN

Real Soon Now -
Online jargon, also known as text message shorthand, used primarily in texting, online chat, instant messaging, email, blogs, and newsgroup postings, these types of abbreviations are also referred to as chat acronyms.  

 

AYK

As You Know -
Online jargon, also known as text message shorthand, used primarily in texting, online chat, instant messaging, email, blogs, and newsgroup postings, these types of abbreviations are also referred to as chat acronyms.