LAT abbreviation living apart together: the situation of two people in a relationship living in different homes
The LAT lifestyle is healthy, according to all the studies. OK, one study.
[New York Times (US broadsheet) 21 July 2013]
LDR abbreviation long distance relationship
I am 20 and I’ve been in LDR’s for about the past 2 years (2 guys). My current boyfriend is wonderful and we get along great.
[www.city-data.com 02 August 2013]
NGL abbreviation not gonna lie (internet abbreviation)
NGL, I’ve been on “vacation” for 4 months but really it’s only been August that has felt like a well spent month of vacation.
[posted on US blogger’s website 3 September 2013]
TL;DR abbreviation too long, didn’t read; abbreviation used in texts, posts, etc.
I just wrote 1500 words for a post on Living in Ireland. God even I was bored at the end of it! The TL/DR version: MBH and myself are having a lovely fight about whether we talk about moving from Ireland or not.
[http://notebookscribbles.com/ 18 August 2013]
5 thoughts on “New words – 3 March 2014”
Why am I not surprised that “TL” came from an Irish writer? Samuel Beckett, the Nobel Prize-winning Irish playwright/novelist/poet, once wrote “I must say words as long as there are any.” I would advise the Irish to continue writing, given their rich literary history, but urge all posters to use discretion and edit wisely.
“TL is a weak excuse for poor judgement..
The word LAT took me by suprise,in my vernaculer of my tribe Kalenjin-the world marathon runners mean to castrate -KE LAT.
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