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Over 3600 Ocean Marine, Shipping, Chat & Insurance Terms and Abbreviations
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TERM COLORS: Black = Transport - -  Blue = Insurance - - Green = Chat/Email

Chat - A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

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- INTERNET CHAT TERMS/ABBREVIATIONS -

TERM DEFINITION
   

No, These aren't really "transport" terms, but as clients asked for them, we thought we would make them available in an easy-to-find place for you. Enjoy. Mike

   
10Q Thank You
404 I have no clue (from the missing web page 404 Error)
411 Information
911 Emergency
ADN Any Day Now
AFAIK As Far As I Know
AFK Away From Keyboard
ARE Acronym Rich Environment
ASAP As Soon As Possible
B4N Bye For Now
BAK Back At Keyboard
BAS Big Smile
BBIAB Be Back In A Bit
BBL Be Back Later
BBN Bye Bye Now
BBS Be Back Soon
BEG Big Evil Grin
BFN Bye For Now
BG Big Grin
BIOYIOP Blow It Out You I/O Port
BL Belly Laughing
BMGWL Busting My Gut With Laughter
BOTEC Back Of The Envelope Calculation
BRB Be Right Back
BTA But Then Again
BTDT Been There Done That
BTW By The Way
BWTHDIK But What The Heck Do I Know
CICO Coffee In Coffee Out
C&G Chuckle And Grin
CNP Continued in Next Post
CRB Come Right Back
CRBT Crying Real Big Tears
CU See You
CUL See You Later
CUL8R See You Later
CYA See You
CYA Cover Your A**
CYO See You Online
DBA Doing Business As
DIKU Do I Know You?
DL Dead Link
DOS Dozing Off Soon
DQMOT Don't Quote Me On This
DTRT Do The Right Thing
EG Evil Grin
EMSG Email Message
EOM End Of Message
EOT End Of Thread
F2F Face To Face
FAQ Frequently Asked Question
FC Fingers Crossed
FISH First In Still Here
FMTYEWTK Far More Than You Ever Wanted To Know
FOMCL Falling Off My Chair Laughing
FTBOMH From The Bottom Of My Heart
FUBAR "Fouled" Up Beyond All Recognition
FUD Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt
FWIW For What It's Worth
FYEO For Your Eyes Only
FYI For Your Information
g Small Grin
G Big Grin
GA Go Ahead
GAL Get A Life
GD&R Grinning, Ducking And Running
GFN Gone For Now
GIWIST Gee I Wish I'd Said That
GL Good Luck
GMAB Give Me A Break
GMTA Great Minds Think Alike
GOL Giggling Out Loud
GTRM Going To Read Mail
GTSY Glad To See You
H&K Hugs And Kisses
HAGN Have A Good Night
HAND Have A Nice Day
HHIS Hanging Head In Shame
HIG How's It Going?
HT Hi There
HTH Hope This Helps
HUB Head Up Bottom
IAC In Any Case
IAE In Any Event
IAW In Any Way
IANAL I'm Not A Lawyer (but)
IC I See
IHA I Hate Acronyms
IHU I Hear You
IIRC If I Remember Correctly
IM Immediate Message or Instant Message
IMCO In My Considered Opinion
IMHO In My Humble Opinion
IMing Chatting or "Instant Messaging"
IMNSHO In My Not So Humble Opinion
IMO In My Opinion
IMS I Am Sorry
IOW In Other Words
IRL In Real Life
ISWYM I See What You Mean
ITIGBS I Think I am Going To Be Sick
J4G Just For Grins
JIC Just In Case
JK Just Kidding
JMO Just My Opinion
JTLYK Just To Let You Know
KISS Keep It Simple Stupid
KIT Keep In Touch
KOTC Kiss On The Cheek
KWIM Know What I Mean?
L8R Later
L8R G8R Later Gator
LD Later Dude
LDR Long Distance Relationship
LHO Laughing Head Off
LMAO Laughing My A** Off
LMSO Laughing My Socks Off
LOL Laughing Out Loud
LSHMBH Laughing So Hard My Belly Hurts
LTM Laugh To Myself
LTNS Long Time No See
LTR Long Term Relationship
LULAB Love You Like A Brother
LULAS Love You Like A Sister
LUWAMH Love You With All My Heart
LY Love You
LY4E Love You For Ever
MorF Male or Female
MOSS Member Of Same Sex
MOTOS Member Of The Opposite Sex
MTF More To Follow
NADT Not A Darn Thing
NFG No Good
NFW No Feasible Way
NG No Good
NP or N/P No Problem
NRN No Response Necessary
OIC Oh, I See
OLL On Line Love
OMG Oh My God
OTF Off The Floor
OTOH On The Other Hand
OTTOMH Off The Top Of My Head (I guess...)
PANS Pretty Awesome New Stuff (opposite of POTS)
PCMCIA People Can't Master Computer Industry Acronyms
PDA Public Display of Affection
PEBCAK Problem Exists Between the Computer and the Keyboard
PIBCAK Problem Is Between Keyboard And Chair
PITA Pain In The A**
PM Private Message
POAHF Put On A Happy Face
POOF or *pOOf* Goodbye
POTS Plain Old Telephone Service *or "Same Old Stuff - cliche - tired)
PU That Stinks
QT Cutie
RL Real Life
ROTFL Rolling On The Floor Laughing
ROTFLMAO Rolling On The Floor Laughing My A** Off
ROTFLMBU Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Butt Off
RSN Real Soon Now
RT Real Time
RTFM Read The Manual
RTM Read The Manual
RYO Roll Your Own (you'll have to create it yourself)
s Smile
S Big Smile
S4L Spam For Life
SCOON Shooting Coffee Out Of Nose (laughing hard or shocked)
SETE Smiling Ear To Ear
SF Surfer Friendly (low graphics web site that loads quickly)
SHID Slaps Head In Disgust
SNAFU Situation Normal, All Fouled Up
SOL Smiling Out Loud or Out of Luck
SOT Short Of Time (in a hurry)
SOTMG Short Of Time, Must Go
STW Search(ing) The Web
SU Shut Up
SUP What's Up?
SYS See You Soon
TA Thanks Again
TAFN That's All For Now
TANSTAAFL There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch
TCOY Take Care Of Yourself
TGIF Thank God It's Friday
THX Thanks
TIA Thanks In Advance
TILII Tell It Like It Is
TLK2UL8R Talk To You Later
TMI Too Much Information
TNT 'Till Next Time
TOPCA 'Till Our Paths Cross Again
TPTB The Powers That Be
TTFN Ta-Ta For Now
TU Thank You
TY Thank You
UAPITA You Are a Pain In The Butt
UDA You Dummy
UW You're Welcome
VBG Very Big Grin
WAG Wild Guess
WAYD What Are You Doing?
WB Welcome Back
WBS Write Back Soon
WDALYIC Who Died And Left You In Charge?
WEG Wicked Evil Grin
WFM Works For Me
WIBN Wouldn't It Be Nice
WIBNI Wouldn't It Be Nice If?
WT What The ...?
WU What's Up?
WYSIWYG What You See Is What You Get
YBS You'll Be Sorry
YGBSM You Got to Be Kidding Me
YMMV Your Mileage May Vary (you results could be different)
YW You're Welcome
   
 
DISCLAIMER:   These terms and definitions have been gathered from many sources public and private. This list is designed to serve as a reference. No warranty for the accuracy is stated nor implied.

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Over 3600 Ocean Marine, Shipping, Chat & Insurance Terms and Abbreviations
To jump to a section, click the letter. (Opens in new browser window)
Some letters have several hundred entries and may take some time to download
TERM COLORS: Black = Transport - -  Blue = Insurance - - Green = Chat/Email

Chat - A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

5 Steps + 2 Minutes = AllCovered --- Paperless -- No Monthly Reporting
-- Cargo - Bonds - BOL Liability/E&O - Warehouse - Business Insurance --

-- We have Logistics AllCovered --

 

Last Updated:
Monday, 08 June 2009 14:23:33 -0400

 

 

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