Popular english acronyms used in private and business messages by julia gracheva just before you dismiss this post as some sort of linguistic gobbledygook (what on earth is an acronym), a couple of examples from the real world to make it clear what an acronym is. That's what rapper drake did in 2012 with yolo, the ubiquitous, often grating acronym (and noun/verb/adjective) that made it onto oxford's shortlist for word of the year. According to topsy, a twitter analytics company, about 366 million tweets have included the yolo acronym since it first appeared in october 2011 -- and a good percentage of them involved young. The question was - why do we use acronyms they are usually used for convenience and some times for fun think back to the days of pen and ink or just plain typewriters do hindus use the acronym yolo what are a few good acronyms swot is an acronym for what what is the acronym for jacintha is ‘cop’ an acronym.
30 trendy internet slang words and acronyms you need to know to fit in web culture yolo: you only live once what it means: yolo is a justification for doing something that you probably shouldn’t be doing, but want to do it anyway it’s also used ironically as commentary on someone else doing something idiotic. Our comprehensive list of the latest social media acronyms will help you survive your next meeting check out: the power of nostalgia: how to use #tbt for marketing yolo: you only live once often said before (or after) you take a risk in life also, if you did something stupid and jokingly want to justify it, eg the use of social. You should know the difference between an acronym and an initialism both acronyms and initialisms are abbreviations, but there is a key difference between the two, at least at present due to rampant misuse of the term “acronym” some dictionaries are now starting to add an extra definition to.
That is why, without further ado, we present an oral history of yolo, featuring everyone from adam mesh, the average joe contestant who first popularized the term by giving his love interest a. If you are over 25, yolo likely means nothing to you if you are under 25, you may be so familiar with yolo that you’re already completely sick of it a tip to the oldsters: yolo is an acronym. Only a real yoyo would use the term 'yolo' sandra mcglew, white lake, mich a full listing of banned words and the explanation as to why they were banned can be found on lake superior state university's web site.
Cracked only offers comment voting to subscribing members subscribers also have access to loads of hidden content join now and wield the awesome power of the thumb. Abbreviation for 'you only die once' a reminder for people who use the phrase yolo (you only live onve) as an excuse for stupid, dangerous and mostly pointless bullshit. Similar to how drake's song the motto turned the acronym yolo (you only live once) into a trendy new term that people started using everywhere online, pharrell's come get it bae certainly seemed to really propel the popularity of bae across social media. Acronyms are often used in academic writing in order to avoid the repetitive use of long, cumbersome titles acronyms are defined as words formed by the first letters of words in a name or title. New app emojli aims to do away with boring old letters and numbers entirely, allowing users to communicate with nothing but tiny pictures of cats, hearts and sunglasses.
Why you shouldn’t use drugs drug use is a growing rapidly in the united states, especially among teens and even younger kids whether its marijuana, cocaine, or anything else considered illegal the misuse of drugs can lead to negative consequences in ones life. Acronyms make me work too hard do not use an acronym or initialism without defining it first, like this: association of legal administrators (ala) lynn, i had an instructor or two ask us to write the initialism followed by its definition, like this: ala (association of legal administrators. 2 yolo yolo is suppost to teach you to enjoy life before you die now its an excuse to be an idiot i hate my generation so much now first of all, this acronym can really offend some religious people. Their use accelerated with the us space program and the cold war, and by the time a dictionary of acronyms, initialisms and abbreviations was published in 1960 it had 12,000 entries so acronyms in english are on the whole a 20th century phenomenon.
Although you’ve probably heard the acronym yolo before, this one’s different yolo stands for y ou o nly l ook o nce why look once you may wonder because there are other object location models that look more than once, as we will talk about later the look once feature of yolo, as you already expected, makes the model run super fast. Acronyms, keyboard symbols and abbreviations are common types of internet slang new dialects of slang, such as leet or lolspeak , develop as ingroup internet memes rather than time saverssome people only use lol for fun. The thing is, the original intent of yolo was that you should make the most of life by getting outside of your comfort zone and experiencing new things but it devolved into do something stupid because fuck it. Some of the words that have made it to the list are jank, meaning disgusting, bad or useless, derp, slang for a stupid person, yolo, an acronym from you only live once, and butters, which means.
Many people have seen the letters yolo and wondered what exactly they mean yolo stands for the phrase you only live once, which is a mantra adopted by several celebrities and other young people zac efron recently debuted his new tattoo with the letters yolo on his hand at the tokyo. Yolo, the acronym for you only live once, has been associated with taking risks and having fun ever since rapper drake coined the popular motto snl yolo skit urges youth to stay home, avoid clubs so they won't die [video] 11 ( ani ):. Since then i have tried to live up to my father's expectations and use grown up words and fewer acronyms although i do get caught every now and again falling into the acronym trap thank you for the reminder of what my dad told me.
You can’t escape the phenomenon of yolo even if you wanted to the highly popularized acronym, short for “you only live once,” is everywhere. Popular acronym for the widely known phrase 'you only live once' people have split opinions some think it's a great phrase and a great motto to live by, while others think it's 'carpe diem' ('seize the day') for stupid people. Although you’ve probably heard the acronym yolo before, this one’s different for the purposes of this post, yolo stands for “ y ou o nly l ook o nce” why “look once” you may wonder.