THIS is What LMAO Means! OMG, ROFL, BRB, AFAIK, BFF, SMH, NP, IMO, & More!

Updated on November 7, 2018
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What Does LMAO Mean?

Quick answer: "Laughing my ass off."

LMAO is one of many common words used in text messaging, instant messaging, chatting, and on Facebook and Twitter. At one time or another, you've probably seen this Internet slang. Did you wonder what it meant? Did you know it could have more than one meaning?

LMAO is an acronym that stands for Laughing My Ass Off. Many people say (or text) this acronym when they find something particularly funny. Sometimes, when a person finds something extremely funny, they say LMFAO. This is almost identical in meaning but has the "F" word added to it to create Laughing My F**king A** Off. This one, however, is considered to be vulgar and is probably NSFW (not safe for work.)

Another acronym used with LMAO is ROFL. People often say "ROFLMAO" which is used to signify something is even more hilarious! ROFL means "rolling on the floor laughing."

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Acronyms to Express Laughter Online

1. LOL (laughing out loud)
2. LOLZ (more than one laugh)
3. ROFL (rolling on the floor laughing)
4. LQTM (laughing quietly to myself)
5. LSMH (laughing & shaking my head)
6. LMHO (laughing my head off)
7. HAHA (this one goes without saying)
8. :D (laughing emoji)
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Alternative Meanings: What Else Could LMAO Stand For?

LMAO has a number of different meanings, but it is most often used to tell a person that something is funny. Because of this, many people are unaware of or do not use the alternative meanings.

If you use LMAO to mean any of the following, make sure that your audience is aware of your alternative meaning to avoid confusion (and the possibility of offense.) While some of them can be hilariously funny, you have to make sure that your friends know what they mean.

  • Laughing my arms (or ankles) off.
  • Lick me all over!
  • Leave me alone, okay?
  • Let's meet (or last man) at the office.
  • Let's make an oath/offer.

In addition, there is a phrase, ayy lmao, popular on Tumblr. It is commonly used in reference to aliens. Ayy lmao is a phrase supposedly uttered by extra-terrestrials. There is no known human meaning behind the word, only aliens know its true meaning.

What does LMAO mean?

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Common Text Terms, Internet Abbreviations, & Chat Acronyms

Word
Meaning
AAMOF
As a matter of fact
AFAIK
As far as I know
AFK
Away from keyboard
BC (B/C)
Because
BFF
Best friends forever
BRB
Be right back
BTT
Back to topic
BTW
By the way
CYA
See you (or cover your a**)
DIY
Do it yourself
EOD
End of discussion
FWIW
For what it's worth
FYEO (4YEO)
For your eyes only
GR8
Great
IDK
I don't know
IMO/IMHO
In my (honest/humble) opinion
IRL
In real life
JK
Just kidding
L8R
Later
LOL
Laugh out loud
noob (n00b)
Newbie/newcomer
NOYB
None of your business
NP
No problem
OMG
Oh my god
OT
Off topic
OTOH
On the other hand
RTM/RTFM
Read the (effing) manual
TIA
Thanks in advance
TMI
Too much information
TTYL
Talk to you later
WTF
What the f***
DL
Down low
ATM
At the moment
TY
Thank you
SMH
Shaking my head
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Netspeak vs. Leetspeak

Words such as LOL (meaning laugh out loud), LMAO, and LMFAO make up what is called netspeak, also sometimes called chatspeak. A large number of people on sites like Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter use these acronyms and abbreviations. However, many were used before these websites even existed.

Netspeak is also related to leetspeak, a language developed by hackers which allowed them to slip past email filters. Leetspeak works by substituting letters with numbers or different letters that are similar in appearance. For example, the letter E would be replaced with the number 3. Spelling may also be slightly altered in some words. In fact, the term leet in the very name of the language is often written as 1337. Leetspeak became popular and is no longer used solely by hackers. While it did gain popularity, it still isn't a huge part of social networking sites like Facebook. It is mostly used by online gamers, programmers (most hackers are programmers), and forum posters.

Examples of Leetspeak

  • ski11z = skills
  • 1337 = leet
  • haxxor = hacker
  • n00b = noob, newbie (This means a newcomer and is usually meant as an insult.)

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      Rolly 

      3 months ago

      Helpful, just wanted to know what lmao stands for but know I know more, thanks.

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      Hymar 

      3 months ago

      Wtf means Welcome to Facebook..

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      ii0bliviousii 

      4 months ago

      TL;DR - too long didn’t read

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      Kendra 

      4 months ago

      Wow. I just wanted to know what "lmao" ment.

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      iiWinterWarrior 

      5 months ago

      people use "bb" as in babe lmfao

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      Melanie Palen 

      8 months ago from Midwest USA

      You get used to them if you use them regularly.

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      kathy jones 

      8 months ago

      I had no idea there were so many of these!!! How do you remember all those???

    • profile image

      This is a real thing nowadays 

      9 months ago

      Mom:hey son what does idk ly ttyl mean? Son: I don’t know love you talk to you later mom: ok I will ask your sister

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      Cakey 

      9 months ago

      IDGAF

      I don't give a f*ck

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      morv 

      9 months ago

      asap - as soon as possible

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      Eastward 

      10 months ago from Phuket, Thailand

      Interesting article and the first I've heard of the term "leetspeak". I've also just come across FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt). I guess there's always more to be learned!

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      Mom 

      13 months ago

      Ttyl=talk to you later

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      minospeakengles 

      13 months ago

      OMFG = Oh my f***ing god

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      hi 

      14 months ago

      ga=go away

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      Blur blur blur 

      14 months ago

      OMW=On my way!

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      veronica 

      14 months ago

      what does RS mean?

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      my name 

      14 months ago

      RTFM = read the friendly manual

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      Wengski 

      14 months ago

      How about AHY?

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      Chloe ;) 

      15 months ago

      How about HAGS (have a great summer)

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      Austin 

      15 months ago

      AFK - away from keyboard.

      Is usually used in chatrooms, skype, or multiplayer games.

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      Sahani 

      15 months ago

      ily means i love you just in case

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      lol 

      16 months ago

      i thought CYA means see you but cover your a** its too much

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      Isjjsk 

      16 months ago

      I have one, HAND (have a nice day)

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      What those AFK means? 

      16 months ago

      I know what is brb it's be right back but not AFK

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      joe 

      16 months ago

      I also have my own ACRO..

      Teng-Q "means" Thank you

      tee_cee for Take care

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      Lol 

      16 months ago

      Where is AFK in the list?

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      bekfast 

      17 months ago

      AAMOF

      As a matter of fact

      AFAIK

      As far as I know

      BC (B/C)

      Because

      BFF

      Best friends forever

      BRB

      Be right back

      BTT

      Back to topic

      BTW

      By the way

      CYA

      See you (or cover your a**)

      DIY

      Do it yourself

      EOD

      End of discussion

      FWIW

      For what it's worth

      FYEO (4YEO)

      For your eyes only

      GR8

      Great

      IDK

      I don't know

      IMO/IMHO

      In my (honest/humble) opinion

      IRL

      In real life

      JK

      Just kidding

      L8R

      Later

      LOL

      Laugh out loud

      noob (n00b)

      Newbie/newcomer

      NOYB

      None of your business

      NP

      No problem

      OMG

      Oh my god

      OT

      Off topic

      OTOH

      On the other hand

      RTM/RTFM

      Read the (effing) manual

      TIA

      Thanks in advance

      TMI

      Too much information

      TTYL

      Talk to you later

      WTF

      What the f***

      DL

      Down low

      ATM

      At the moment

      TY

      Thank you

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      Kayla S 

      17 months ago

      Actually, CYA means see ya, but i guess you could do "see you" as well.

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      Mahira 

      17 months ago

      LMFAO is so disgusting

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      babyvalerie 

      17 months ago

      there are also slangs now like lmfao or ilysm - i love you so much

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      Liz Elias 

      18 months ago from Oakley, CA

      Funny--I'm familiar with most of these, and while I agree with many of my generation that it's better to just write out the words, lest we forget how to spell...I do see the usefulness of these abbreviations/acronyms in such character-delimited forums as Twitter, or yes, when texting, as the thumbs or fingers can get tired...LOL!

      There are a couple of differences I'm aware of, however. In my lexicon, CYA strictly means "Cover Your A**", while 'see you' is C/U.

      Then, there's RU? (are you?) and UR (you are!).

      There's another one, which I THINK is fairly new. It's an expression of exasperation or disdain: "FFS," or "For F**k Sakes!" Usually used when someone is displaying remarkable stupidity in some action: "FFS Use the tongs and not your fingers to turn over the food on the BBQ!"

      It's really kind of amusing, as I had invented for myself a similar kind of shorthand for note-taking in classes. B4; W/O; C't; W't; and so forth. Respectively: Before; Without; Can't; Won't.

      I also used a vowel-elimination notation for longer words, for example: lnghd (longhand); sbscrptn (subscription); drgtry (derogatory), and so forth. So the modern world of 'textese' really has nothing new under the sun, and nothing up on me! :D

      My daughters and I have even let some of these slip into speech, as both LOL and ROFL are pronounceable. :D

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      Crystal939 

      18 months ago

      Now I know what LMAO means.

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      eli 

      18 months ago

      Der'z a new slang Been used 2days in Girls Texts lmto Laughing My Tits Off

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      Maners 

      18 months ago

      FTS & STFU most commonly used ;)

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      John Robinson 

      19 months ago

      LSMFT= On the bottom of a pack of Lucky Strike cigarettes it stands for. Loose Straps Make Flappy T*ts. :) lol

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      AphsTeenJordynX 

      20 months ago

      WTF means "Well That's Fantasic" LMAO

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      efil das ym 

      22 months ago

      LMAO

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      :) 

      22 months ago

      LMAO

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      Sammy 

      2 years ago

      I though cya is short for see ya or seeyou again

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      Dyshonda 

      2 years ago

      I thought CYA meant "Cover your A$#"!! Now I know it means something different.

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      Iceplant 

      2 years ago

      I also learned one from my son. Idk - I don't know!!

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      Aee Zod Baloxh 

      2 years ago

      WTf means Welcome To Facebok :D

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      Vicky 

      2 years ago

      Now I know what LMAO means. Thanks to this hub.

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      Hakim 

      3 years ago

      Xxx meaning

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      TTGReviews 

      4 years ago

      HAHA I was laughing my arms off reading this... I mean wtf (why the face).

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      Sam Deal 

      4 years ago from Earth

      It's fitting that this title made me LMAO

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      LisaKeating 

      4 years ago

      Interesting hub. As an older adult, I know and use a few acronyms. However, my children advise me to use as few as possible since sometimes I use them wrong. There's nothing worse that an old person trying to sound cool. Or hip. Or mod or groovy. W/E.

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      Carrie Lee Night 

      4 years ago from Northeast United States

      Great hub :) When in doubt.... write it out :) Not trying to keep up with all the texting abbreviations, but it is still very an interesting topic. Have a great week and thank you for taking the time to write this hub.

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      Jemuel 

      4 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      LOL - lots of learning. I finally figured out what LMAO means. Thank you for making this hub.

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      torrilynn 

      5 years ago

      Haha. Thanks for breaking it down. fun read.

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      idigwebsites 

      5 years ago from United States

      Hahahaha I really thought that "JK" is shortened for "joke". LOL

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      Lena Kovadlo 

      5 years ago from Staten Island, NY

      Interesting hub. I didn't know there were other meanings/uses of the LMAO acronym. When it comes to acronyms some people take them literally. For example: if someone uses ROFL some people think that that person is actually rolling on the floor laughing... when it's not actually the case...

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      Joe 

      5 years ago

      When a girl says I'm going to bed gnight! ABC! What is ABC mean

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      khalid shah 

      6 years ago

      thanxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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      Alega 

      6 years ago

      thank you for your explanation, i always wondering the meaning of LOL and lMAO anytime i find them in my massages. But now im ok with them

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      farrukh 

      6 years ago

      What a great HUB to make great acronyms discussion .... either you make your own abbreviation or follow the generally accepted... LMAO will be considered Laughing my A** OFF :D

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      Valerie Washington 

      6 years ago from Tempe, Arizona

      This was actually very interesting....I was proud that I knew most of the acronyms used, so I don't feel so old!!!

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      Kelly Umphenour 

      6 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      Oh my! Gosh Mel we could probably write a hub about "funny things our parents say" haha!

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      Jessee R 

      6 years ago from Gurgaon, India

      Interesting take.... at the redefined ENGLISH of social networking..

      nice hub

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      Melanie Palen 

      6 years ago from Midwest USA

      @RealHousewife - That's funny! My dad thought that lol meant "lots of love/luck." He had said "lol" to someone who was going through a tough time. Oops! :P

      @DzyMsLizzy - Haha, I'm picturing the earthquake scenario. One has to question why a person would be laughing, though. :P Unless it tickles.

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      Kelly Umphenour 

      6 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      Very funny Mel - oh and all this time I thought WTF was "welcome to facebook" haha j/k and lmao

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      Liz Elias 

      6 years ago from Oakley, CA

      LOL--very well done. I first got acquainted with these when my daughters got their first cell phones--these acronyms are needed when texting (or "tweeting") when you are limited in how many characters/letters can be used.

      You are perhaps familiar with the story of the person who sent a sympathy card, and signed it, "LOL." The recipient was offended, for she knew the meaning of the acronym, while the sender did not, thinking it meant "Lots of Love."

      (When I was young, it meant, "Little Old Lady!") So yes, times and meanings change.

      There is also, "ROFLMAO" which is marginally pronounceable, and has slipped into spoken language to a small extent.

      But I must pose the question, If something funny happened during an earthquake, would you not instead have, "LORF?" (Laughing on Rolling Floor)? :D

      Voted up, funny interesting and useful.

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      Melanie Palen 

      6 years ago from Midwest USA

      You guys are all so nice! Thank you so much for all the nice compliments, everyone! :)

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      Victoria Lynn 

      6 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Good idea for a hub, Mel! Great reference material! Many votes and sharing!

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      perrya 

      6 years ago

      Just think, now we need learn the language of acronyms. LOL.

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      Michelle Taylor 

      6 years ago from New Jersey

      ROFLMAOWTIME! This is great. I used to feel like such a n00b because people would speak in nothing but appreviations and it was like trying to decypher an alien language, but after reading your hub I am ready for them!

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      lovedoctor926 

      6 years ago

      Some of these acronyms are very funny! LMAO. voted up awesome!

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      This was hilarious Mel, ROFl I loved it!! Voted up funny, and awesome, sharing immediately!

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      Suzanne Ridgeway 

      6 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

      OMG . . .Great hub Melbel, whilst i use some of the words for internet and text messaging, i have never heard of other's and leetspeak is something else!! As a nOOb, lol to hubpages, i congratulate you on an interesting hub with lots of info!! Voting and sharing! CYA - :-)

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      Tim Mitchell 

      6 years ago from Escondido, CA

      Totally awesome Melbel. Now I understand, even though I don't have it memorized, yet. I didn't know lol = lots of laugh, I always thought it meant lots of love. Now I know why all those girls were loling at me, duh? Just kidding a bit. Thanks for the article, which for us OG type is a real lifesaver, being laughter.

      AFC

      tim

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      Madeleine Salin 

      6 years ago from Finland

      GR8 hub! Now I know my ABC and LMAO. :)

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      Mark G Weller 

      6 years ago from Lake Charles, LA.

      A great Hub Mel, I knew about these but the alternate meanings are new :)

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      Angela Brummer 

      6 years ago from Lincoln, Nebraska

      I finally figures this out some time ago also! Great topic!

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      Melanie Chisnall 

      6 years ago from Cape Town, South Africa

      This is awesome! I'm going to link it to my hub about Twitter and Facebook. Thanks so much for sharing - great topic and excellent info! Voted up and across the board! :)

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      ross670daw 

      6 years ago

      Hahaha, for ages I had no idea what LMAO meant, I couldn't figure it out, or LOL for that matter. Until recently I asked my son, who often sends me text messages with these and other acronyms in them, what does it actually mean. Of course, he sent a text back with "LMFAO", I was more confused, until he finally filled me in. Talk about feeling old.

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      Melanie Palen 

      6 years ago from Midwest USA

      It's in the article, above, Emma, in the first section. :P Thank you for your comment. :P

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      Emma 

      6 years ago

      What does Imao means thou

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      Laide akin 

      6 years ago

      Another meaning for LOL! is Lots Of Love!

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      jen 

      6 years ago

      thanks for the info! :)

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      Melanie Palen 

      6 years ago from Midwest USA

      Clemence, sometimes it can mean that, but it is generally used to mean "laugh out loud." :)

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      clemence 

      6 years ago

      I thought LOL meant Lots of Love.....????

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      syko 

      6 years ago

      LMAo should also be LIKE MY AWKWARD OBSESSION

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      Chuck Bluestein 

      6 years ago from Morristown, AZ, USA

      I think that OMG is the most overused one. ?

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      Stephen 

      6 years ago

      I now know the other meaning of LMAO

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      Mrsberry 

      6 years ago

      Lmbo laughing my butt off is used by ppl that don't want to use a$$

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      Cynthia Calhoun 

      6 years ago from Western NC

      Too funny! LOL. Yes, really, I'm laughing out loud. It's funny, too. There are a lot of people that DON'T know what those abbreviations mean. Fun hub!

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      Sondra 

      6 years ago from Neverland

      Very funny Mel!! I didn't know how these little acronyms started - very interesting :P lmao (NOT lick me all over)

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      Alecia Murphy 

      6 years ago from Wilmington, North Carolina

      I only thought LMAO meant laughing my a** off, I didn't know about the other meanings but given the widespread popularity of these terms, I guess I shouldn't be surprised. I knew there was a reason I decided not to use these terms...Great hub!

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      Asian 

      6 years ago

      from the overseas just think ...how hard to know its meaning.thank you

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      Toni Mokomane 

      6 years ago

      You dont know how thankful i am of your help, you really made my day. Your information is highly appreciated.

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      Philip Cooper 

      6 years ago from Olney

      Very funny hub....I actually knew the Laugh My A** Off bit but not the others. I especially appreciate the knowledge that LMAO can also mean Lick Me All Over....imagine saying LMAO in a romantic voice whilst wrestling with a loved one...lol

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      Tammy Frost 

      6 years ago from Oregon

      Yes this will help some people who don't know the meaning of LMAO!

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      crockpotcooking 

      6 years ago

      "ROTF LMHO"

      Rolling on the floor, laughing my head off :-)

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      Charity Squid 

      6 years ago

      That's funny cause I thought LMAO was some sort of a spanish term by my spanish friends who were using it on Facebook. LOL! Great Hub!

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      Carolee Samuda 

      6 years ago from Jamaica

      It's really embarrassing, but I had no idea what LMAO stands for. It took me forever to figure out LOL and it was a month ago I learned xoxo. Wow, the internet is really a different world.

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      fitnesszone 

      7 years ago from New York

      LMAO, it sure has too many meanings :D

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      [insert name here] 

      7 years ago

      Finally, I understand now... I see it all the time, and never wanted to ask and look dumb (^_^)

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      teejazz 

      7 years ago

      wow little did i knw ani of this meanings until now.nice hub man.10x

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      addy 

      7 years ago

      The meaning'LICK ME ALL OVER' is perfect

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      pipes 

      7 years ago

      i like the lick me all over meaning better

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