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Try to Guess the Meanings of These Internet Slang Phrases

LOL — one little acronym, so much meaning. This'll be hard to believe, but did you know that the shorthand as we know it ("laughing out loud") was first cited in a May 1989 issue of a techie newsletter? Yep, it's that old.

But it's not the only Internet jargon that's made such a difference in our lives. While you probably know ones like BTW and BRB, there are some other acronyms and symbols that are long gone. And we want to bring them back (Flashback Friday, anyone?), starting with this quiz. Can you guess their intended meanings? Let's find out!

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Try to Guess the Meanings of These Internet Slang Phrases

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