Mr. Alex at Geekfoolery wants to restore confidence and credibility to IMing by proposing a more accurate acronym than LOL… the new acronym is “BNS”. Read more to learn what “BNS” stands for, but here’s a snippet of the article:
Check this out: According to recent survey of instant message traffic, 38% of all messages sent via instant message consist entirely of the abbreviation â€œLOL.â€
Of course, we all know that LOL stands for â€œlaughing out loud.â€ Instant messengers can indicate more boisterous responses with ROFL and ROFLMAO. And given how often these acronyms are used, it would seem that instant messaging with friends is a non-stop laugh riot. I imagine people sitting at their computers, convulsed in hilarity, cheeks sore, tears streaming down their faces, waiting for the next â€œur such a t001â€³ to escalate the level of amusement to the point where the unchecked howls of glee actually hinder motor coordination to the point where one actually falls out of oneâ€™s chair.