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6 of the most ridiculous entries in the FBI's dictionary of internet slang

FMTKFYTFO.
Jun 18th 2014, 8:30 PM 5,808 2

OMG, THE FBI is totes in the know with what TBH and WTF means.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation actually has a full dossier of Twitter/Facebook/MySpace (?!) slang available to its employees so they can be sure that nobody is evading them using, like, text speak.

As the Washington Post points out, the manual is “hilariously out of touch” (well, you saw that MySpace reference, didn’t you?). It comes in at 83 pages, and contains around 2,800 acronyms and terms.

The list was released in response to a Freedom of Information request from the site MuckRock.com.

It contains all the usual offenders like SMH (shake my head) and LOL (laugh out loud), but what about the really preposterous ones?

TTIWWP – This thread/tweet is worthless without pictures

We can only find a handful of uses of this on Twitter, including this riveting tale:

FMTKFYTFO – For me to know, for you to find out

It actually takes less time for one to type out the sentence.

smh-rock-o Source: Gifsoup

ALOTBSOL – Always look on the bright side of life

One for all you Monty Python fans.

life-of-brian-cross Source: Dypia

HCDAJFU – He could do a job for us

We don’t know about you, but we find use for this one daily.

-I-m-being-incredibly-sarcastic-sebastian-roche-25603995-500-280 Source: Fanpop

YKWRGMG – You know what really grinds my gears

Tax dollars being spent on preposterous manuals?

tumblr_loc7nhfvdp1qftp7z Source: Thejournal

BTDTGTTSAWIO – Been there, done that, got the t-shirt and wore it out

We’re considering getting this on a t-shirt, and wearing it out.

been-there-done-that-tshirt_design Source: Redmolotov

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