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Email Slang

While chat slang is often not appropriate for professional email correspondence, it can be a great way to save time when emailing friends. The following slang terms are commonly used in email messages.

Slang Term Meaning Popularity
PMPostmeridian
TTYLTalk to you later
TTFNTa-ta for now
msgMessage
thxThanks
hwHomework
fwdForward
hahaLaughing
OMGOh my gosh
reRegarding
w/With
WBWrite back
URYour
AOLAmerica Online
CCCarbon copy
uYou
24/7Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
fbFacebook
TBDTo be determined
plsPlease
N/ANot Available
LMKLet me know
AMAntemeridian
w/oWithout
PHATPretty hot and tempting
ASAPAs soon as possible
NTNNo thanks needed
HTHHope this helps
411Information
RSVPRépondez s'il vous plaît
TBATo be announced
BTWBy the way
IRTIn regards to
2To
FYIFor your information
lilLittle
rAre
MIAMissing in action
minsMinutes
OOOOut of office
ATWAll the way
POCPoint of contact
xxKisses
JFGIJust flippin' Google it
U2UUp to you
f9Fine
h8Hate
TAFNThat's all for now
2mrTomorrow
GB2WGet back to work
TMTrademark
BFFLBest friend for life
NNTONo need to open
PTLPraise the Lord
ezEasy
lolzLaugh out louds
deetsDetails
LTDLovers till death
PDAPublic display of affection
MTFMore to follow
FTTBFor the time being
IMYI miss you
NSFWNot safe for work
rlyReally
swSoftware
TCBTaking care of business
TWISThat's what I said
MBMy bad
AFAICAs far as I'm concerned
TTLTime to leave
AWLAlways with love
EOMEnd of message
MTMistype
LFTDLeft for the day
PFAPlease find attached
nxtNext
spSpelling
ZOMGOh my gosh!
nvrNever
DMIDon't mention it
EGFor example
A3Anyplace, anywhere, anytime
SYSincerely yours
d/lDownload
hwHardware
4wardForward
PIOPass it on
IABIn a bit
ILYI love you
OOOver and out
WDYTWhat do you think
YGMYou've got mail
h/wHomework
QQQuick question
IDUI don't understand
SATScholastic Aptitude Test
OEMOriginal Equipment Manufacturer
SGSounds good
IEThat is
CheersRegards