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Most of these acronyms I've seen before, some of them took me a while to figure out, and others I've seen queries about in the CB. This is the list I curently have on my home node where I will be adding to it as I find and learn more.

There are some PM-Specific acronyms collected by grinder. Also see the Acronym Finder web site.

"Acronyms" found in and around the Monastery
Other Acronym lists: Guide to PM Abbrv., grinder, vladb,
AcronymServer, AcronymFinder, Marshalls
.oO( … ) Thinking a thought, like in cartoons
AFAIAA As Far As I Am Aware
AFAIC As Far As I'm Concerned
AFAIK As Far As I Know
AM Anonymous Monk
AMFYOYO Adios My Friend, You're On Your Own
AoA Array of Arrays
AoH Array of Hashs
ATM At The Moment
bbl be back later
BOFH Bastard Operator From Hell
brb Be Right Back
BTW By The Way
CB Chatter Box
CSV Comma (Character) Separated Values
DWIM Do What I Mean
DWYM Do What You Mean
EBKAC Error Between Keyboard and Chair
FMTYEWTK Far More Than You Ever Wanted To Know
FWIW For What Its Worth
GMAB Give Me A Break
GMAFB Give Me A F.{3}ing Break
HAND Have A Nice Day
HMWTDI Here’s My Way To Do It
HoA Hash of Arrays
HoH Hash of Hashes
HTH Hope That/This Helps
IANAL I am not a lawyer
IIRC If I Recall Correctly
IMHO In My Humble Opinion
IMHO In My Holy Opinion (used by Saints)
IMnsHO In My not so Humble Opinion
IMO In My Opinion
IMvHO In My Very Humble Opinion
j/k Just Kidding
JAPH Just Another Perl Hacker
JAPH Just Another Perl Hack
JAPN Just Another Perl Newbie
KLB Known Lazy Bastard
lart Luser Attitude Readjustment Tool (eg a 2x4)
LOL Laugh out loud
luser Combining form of Loser & User
MOOPS Massively Object Oriented Perl System
MTYEWTK More Than You Ever Wanted To Know
NIHS (NIH) Not Invented Here Syndrome
NP No Problem
OP Original Poster/Posting
OT Off Topic
OTMH Off the Top of My Head
OTOH On The Other Hand
PEBKAC Problem Exists Between Keyboard and Chair
PfY Pimply-faced Youth
phb Pointy Haired Boss
PM Perl Monks
POD Plain Old Documentation
ppl people
ROFL Rolling On Floor Laughing
ROFLMAO Rolling On Floor Laughing My A** Off
RTFB Read The F.{6} Binary
RTFM Read The F.{6} Manual
RTFS Read The F.{6} Source
SCNR Sorry, Could Not Resist
SoPW Seeker of Perl Wisdom
TIA Thanks in Advance
TIMTOWTDI There Is More Than One Way To Do It
TMTOWTDI There’s More Than One Way To Do It
TTBOMK To The Best Of My Knowledge
TTFN Ta Ta For Now
TTYL Talk To You Later
TYVM Thank You Very Much
VEEPS Virtual Electronic Exchange for Perl Stuff
WTDI Way To Do It
WTF? What the F.{3}?
YHBT You Have Been Trolled
YKYBH(P)TL You know you've been hacking (Perl) too long..
YMMV Your Mileage May Vary
YOYO You're On Your Own
YW You're Welcome

UPDATE 1: As I had hoped, y'all are telling me what I've missed. Most updates to the list will be on my Home Node as I get them added.
Thanks!

UPDATE 3: (2004/05/11 @ 21:14 PST)

-Theo-
(so many nodes and so little time ... )


In reply to Acronyms seen in the Monastery by Theo

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