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NetLingo: The Internet Dictionary by Erin Jansen and Vincent James Book ReviewBook ReviewBook ReviewBook ReviewBook Review
NetLingo This is NetLingo's guide to jargon, acronyms and silly smileys. Reader's Digest described it as "A comprehensive A-Z of every kind of Internet gibberish you are ever likely to encounter." It is truly great fun, yet also surprisingly useful. It has over 500 pages, but it is still small enough to put in your pocket. It contains definitions of all sorts of computer and Internet terminology, as well as hilarious acronyms, smileys, and assicons. You will learn something new even if you think you know all about it. It may open your eyes on terms you have used incorrectly.
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Wan2Tlk?: Ltl Bk of Txt Msgs by Gabrielle Mander Book ReviewBook ReviewBook ReviewBook ReviewBook Review
Wan2Tlk? This is a must-have for fast, smooth talkers! WAN2TLK?: Ltl bk of txt msgs is the first ever guide to text messaging, the hot new way to communicate using a pager, cell phone, email or instant messaging ("IM"ing). Thousands of abbreviations, emoticons and their meanings are shorthand for irresistible pick-up lines and clever replies, scorching romantic exchanges, and insults. The book includes the whole range of smiley faces including some that aren't faces at all, such as the romantic @>-;-- rose. Also included are hundreds of abbreviations to help cram more into your messages, including all the standard ones like LOL (Laughing Out Loud) as well as some less frequently encountered YYSSW (Yeah, Yeah, Sure, Sure, Whatever)!
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Super Smileys by Pleasant Company Publications Book ReviewBook ReviewBook ReviewBook ReviewBook Review
Super Smileys Smileys are great fun and kids especially love to use them to spice up their e-mails, chat room conversations, and text messages. This book presents a whole range of silly faces children can use. And if you're feeling really inventive, why not adapt them to create your own? Smileys - both original and standard - add a touch of humor to any written communication; and Super Smileys brought to you by Pleasant Company Publications will help you to use them even more creatively.
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Text Me: Everything You Need to Know About Text Messaging by Random House Book ReviewBook ReviewBook ReviewBook ReviewBook Review
Text Me CN U RD THS? Want 2 no abt 100s of gr8 txt msgs? Here is the perfect guide! This dictionary of text messages contains the newest text jargon that young mobile phone owners and instant messagers have created. With lots of ideas for fun things to message, this book is the perfect pocket reference guide for adults and kids alike. After reading this you'll be able to cram twice as much information into a short mobile phone text message!
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Fun-with-words.com > Internet Lingua Books > The Cyberspace Lexicon
The Cyberspace Lexicon: An Illustrated Dictionary of Terms from Multimedia to Virtual Reality by Bob Cotton and Richard Oliver Book ReviewBook ReviewBook ReviewBook ReviewBook Review
The Cyberspace Lexicon Richly illustrated with full-color photographs and computer-generated graphics, this beautifully designed dictionary of cyberspace lists more than 800 terms and concepts in alphabetical order. It includes a number of in-depth illustrated features that complement the more concise entries intended for quick reference. The definitions in this book go beyond the limits of most computer dictionaries to explain existing and emerging multimedia technologies, from video games to virtual reality.
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Smileys by Doherty Sanderson and David W. Sanderson Book ReviewBook ReviewBook ReviewBook ReviewBook Review
Smileys Smileys are those little sideways faces found in e-mails, news group postings, chat rooms, and text messages. Smileys can be used to express emotions including happiness :-) and sadness :-( or other human behaviour like winking ;-) and yelling :-(O) or even to represent famous people from Homer Simpson (_8^(|) to Ronald Regan 7:^] with just a few basic punctuation marks. David Sanderson (who has been called the "Noah Webster of Smileys" by the Wall Street Journal) presents here his collection of over 650 inspired sideways faces, arranged topically by categories such as emotions, attitudes, persons and personalities, animals, hair styles, special interests, and occasions. Whether you want to increase your own repertoire of smileys, or to interpret the ones your friends send to you, you'll find this book both comprehensive and great fun. And throughout are examples of how smileys are really used in typical e-mail conversations. The book also advances the state of the art smileys, including such innovations as Smiley Comics and Where's Smiley? So go on, buy this book and liven up your e-mails.
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