AOLese

A slang term used to describe Internet chat abbreviations and other terms used by AOL Internet service subscribers that are specific to the AOL system itself. YGM for “You Got Mail” is an example of AOLese. Others consider any type of chat slang, such as LOL or any 133t_speak.htmlto be AOLese.

See also “Text Messaging Abbreviations” in the Quick Reference section of Webopedia for definitions to hundreds of frequently used chat abbreviations.

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Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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