I haven't a clue how to understand them. When I first started dating my s/o, he would text me "lmk" and I would just have to ignore that bunch of letters together naturally assuming he wrote it by accident only to finally realize it meant "let me know". He is eight years older...
APPLE = Arrogance Produces Profit-Losing Entity
IBM = I Blame Microsoft
DEC = Do Expect Cuts
CA = Constant Acquisitions
CD-ROM = Consumer Device, Rendered Obsolete in Months
OS/2 = Obsolete Soon, Too.
SCSI = System Can't See It
DOS = Defunct...
By the way, I hate this s***. Call me a throwback. Call me an intellectual snob. I can't deal with abreviations as a form of communication. I'm not an old fogie. I'm not even over thirty and I'm not knocking youth or anything. I just... I don't do initials.
It's like one step...
but I stopped answering to those writing "2 me l8 thiz" or CUAM (Constantly Using Acronyms for Communication).
I got tired of deciphering hieroglyphics. I appreciate it when people take care of their ortography and care to send a clean message, despite other difficulties such...