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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
411Information
ASAPAs soon as possible
BTWBy the way
FYIFor your information
HTHHope this helps
IRTIn regards to
msgMessage
LMKLet me know
AOLAmerica Online
OMGOh my gosh
hwHomework
thxThanks
TTFNTa-ta for now
TTYLTalk to you later
w/With
WBWrite back
w/oWithout
24/7Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
N/ANot Available
plsPlease
RSVPRépondez s'il vous plaît
CCCarbon copy
reRegarding
uYou
URYour
fwdForward
NTNNo thanks needed
AMAntemeridian
TBATo be announced
PMPostmeridian
PHATPretty hot and tempting
2To
hahaLaughing
TBDTo be determined
fbFacebook
143I love you
U2UUp to you
IABIn a bit
TCBTaking care of business
BFFLBest friend for life
MTFMore to follow
OOOver and out
BDBig deal
SYSincerely yours
COBClose of business
CUSee you
WDYTWhat do you think
QQQuick question
EOMEnd of message
TMTrademark
TWISThat's what I said
KITKeep in touch
MIAMissing in action
NLTNo later than
NRNNo reply necessary
nvmNevermind
POCPoint of contact
NSFWNot safe for work
AWLAlways with love
PDAPublic display of affection
TICTongue in cheek
TWIMCTo whom it may concern
MBMy bad
nvrNever
DMIDon't mention it
WRTWith regard to
A3Anyplace, anywhere, anytime
EGFor example
JFGIJust flippin' Google it
LTDLovers till death
GB2WGet back to work
TAFNThat's all for now
f9Fine
d/lDownload
xxKisses
rAre
ILYI love you
spSpelling
MTMistype
rlyReally
AFAICAs far as I'm concerned
TTLTime to leave
PFAPlease find attached
IEThat is
LFTDLeft for the day
XKiss
nxtNext
IDUI don't understand
h8Hate
2dayToday
4For
IMYI miss you
ZOMGOh my gosh!
cSee
YGMYou've got mail
ezEasy
4wardForward
hwHardware
swSoftware
NNTONo need to open