Internet slang words develop from common phrases that users simplify to be able to type faster (Shorthand). However, in games, new game players may try to emulate this, and unintentionally emphasize their own lack of knowledge through misuse of the terms and poor spelling. As a result, several internet slang abbreviations and spellings are most often used ironically. Players may use intentionally poor grammar and an excessive amount of leet (also written as 1337) speak to ridicule or satirize new players. An example would be "pwned" (owned) or "il ttyl, but that was funny 2 where i had 2 lmfao". "ttyl" stands for "talk to you later".[...]
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When the Geeks Get Snide by MICHIKO KAKUTANI
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