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