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Acronyms are capitalized abbreviations for common phrases and ideas which are pronounced as proper words. Generally, their comprehensibility decreases as a function of their length, essentially converting something from TL;DR to TS;DR, losing it's meaning.

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Popular acronyms

Note: Most of the below aren't actually acronyms. They're initialisms.

Unpopular acronyms

Troll acronyms

The entire HTH range.
  • FOAD - Fuck off and Die
  • HAND - Have A Nice Day - standard Usenet troll dialogue. Condescending. Denotes that the troll believes he has pwned you. He doesn't really want you to have a nice day.
  • HTH - Hope that helps
  • YHL - You Have Lost
  • DIAF - Die in a fire - The troll actually means this.
  • YHBT

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