FBI Crafts 83-Page Report On What Things Like 'LOL' And 'BRB' Mean (Not Satire)Submitted by meowmixeater on Thu, 06/19/2014 - 17:51
FBI Crafts 83-Page Report On What Things Like 'LOL' And 'BRB' Mean
If you thought the FBI has better things to do than spend all day creating an 83-page internal version ofUrbanDictionary.com, you thought wrong.
MuckRock, a site that specializes in filing freedom of information requests, has obtained just such an 83-pagedocument, which was created by the FBI to explain all those crazy acronyms the kids use these days.
The document, which is called "Twitter Shorthand," is literally just a list of nearly 3,000 Internet acronyms and their definitions. Here's one for you: "LOL."