OMG, LOL new words.

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  1. Arithmatics
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    Arithmatics I'll be holding on to you. ;}

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    For the March 2011 release of OED Online, we have selected for publication a number of noteworthy initialisms—abbreviations consisting of the initial letters of a name or expression. Some of these -snip- are strongly associated with the language of electronic communications (email, texting, social networks, blogs, and so on). They join other entries of this sort: IMHO (‘in my humble opinion’) [IMHO at I n./1], TMI (‘too much information’) [TMI at T n.], and BFF (‘best friends forever’) [BFF at B n.], among others.

    -Oxford English Dictionary[/p]

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    Wassup? IMHO, I guess now my boss won't have a reason to OMG when I clock in late. I'll LOL at that fact. Since I don't wanna give TMI on why I was awake all night talking to my BFF.

    For a full list of "new" words, Check the source.
    Late news but no one submitted it yet. [​IMG]
     


  2. TehSkull

    TehSkull Living the life

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    I thought it was Webster, not Oxford. o__o

    Weird.
     
  3. TwinRetro

    TwinRetro Don't start nothin', Won't be nothin'

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  4. Arithmatics
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    Arithmatics I'll be holding on to you. ;}

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    In the new word world. Dat some srs bzns
     
  5. soulx

    soulx GBAtemp Legend

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    Old news but still interesting regardless.

    IMHO, OMG and BFI shouldn't be words.
    TMI?
     
  6. Arithmatics
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    Arithmatics I'll be holding on to you. ;}

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    I thought they'd take in TMTH (too much to handle) but they got Too much information instead. But I myself never realised or knew about tmi being used.
     
  7. _Chaz_

    _Chaz_ GBAtemp's Official Mook™

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    This is stupid.

    This just gives people more of an excuse to use these abbreviations in real life, which I am not okay with.
     
  8. SamAsh07

    SamAsh07 GBAtemp Addict

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    Look at the bright side, a girl saying IMHO in real life [​IMG]
     
  9. Blaze163

    Blaze163 The White Phoenix's purifying flame.

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    And the retardation of humanity continues...
     
  10. Hop2089

    Hop2089 Cute>Hot

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    Welcome to the Age of Idiocy.
     
  11. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolfdog™ I drool on my knife

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    I heard this and was like
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
    They are not words and should not be added as words. Next they will start adding "y" "r" "2" and "U" as words [​IMG]
     
  12. Blaze163

    Blaze163 The White Phoenix's purifying flame.

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    I know, it's really quite sad. We can't even rely on natural selection to trim the herd any more because 'everyone's special'. My nephew's staying for the weekend and he's telling me about a little girl who visits his house every now and then, daughter of one of his mum's friends. She's nine years old and still pisses her pants. She goes to school in nappies. All because her mother is too stupid and ignorant to train her. I see people come in to the JJB store I work at buying shoes about four sizes too big for their feet because they're cheap. It makes me sick. There are days when I start to think I'm the only one left with a brain. Thankfully a few of my friends are pretty smart too which helps. Right until I get back to work and find that the high management team has decided that we need to rehang every item in the store so the hangers face right instead of left. 'Cause that makes all the difference, right?

    /rant.

    Now if you'll excuse me, I'm going to continue work on my novel, in the hope that it in some way contributes to the integrity of the written word instead of raping it like news like this.
     
  13. Sop

    Sop groovy dude lmao

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    My friend uses these words IRL it's soooooooooo annoying.
     
  14. DarkCrudus

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    lulz.. IMHO i always that that meant "In my honest opinion." xD
     
  15. BobTheJoeBob

    BobTheJoeBob The most optimistic person on the temp. :)

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    ..........Fuck.
    I always criticise people when they use abbreviations (in speech), and now they have an excuse for it!
    Who's idea was it to make them into official words?
     
  16. Infinite Zero

    Infinite Zero Almost!

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    I've read these weeks ago, and I don't like the idea of it. [​IMG]
     
  17. Splych

    Splych GBAtemp's Lurker

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    what ?
    these aren't even words , they're abbreviations .
    which were only discovered in the internet .

    this is a pain , it's bad enough i've seen people on television use words like Noob and Owned but now they're actually making them official . ugh . . . this is stupid .
     
  18. Fishaman P

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    NEVER heard TMI before.
     
  19. InuYasha

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    Points to the movie "Idiocracy" cause at this rate its were we are headed...
     
  20. Shockwind

    Shockwind DIEEE!!!

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    Me too.