Words, acronyms & abbreviations on the internet

Tuesday, December 27, 2005

Miscellaneous

24/7 - (abbreviation) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Usage example: "a: are you online often?" "b: yeah, 24/7".

404 - have no clue. Literally: error message 404, address not found.

^5 - (abbreviation) high five; that hand slapping in the air thing American basket-ballers do whenever they score. Just turn on the telly some Saturday afternoon.

** - denotes that the words or (abbreviation) between the asterisks represent physical expression. Usage example: "*sigh*", "*S*", "‘*weg*".

(((((((monkey))))))) - the brackets indicate that a chatter is being hugged, usually in greeting or at parting.