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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #113150: Acronyms
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    Acronyms


    The  English  use  a  lot of  acronyms , here are a  few  ones. 

     BRB :    Be Right Back (  acronym  used  in  text  messages  or on Skype)

    AKA :  also known  as  ( to define someone who  uses  a pseudonym)

    ASAP :  as soon  as  possible ( used  in  informal  but   also in  business English )

    SMS :   Short Message Service

    POSH : Port Out Starboard Home (synonym for snobbish , probably  referring to the  better  cabins on ships  bound  to India )

    SUV : Suburban  Utility  Vehicle

    B B :  best before ( written on cartons  of milk  or juices  to refer  to the period before  the expiry date  of foodstuff)

    LOL : laughing  out  loud  (used in  text   messages , often  accompanied by an emoticon)

    SPAM : Stupid Pathetic  Annoying  Messages

    GP    General  Practitioner   



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