Acronyms We Hear All The Time But Don't Know.

What does that mean? I hear several of these often. Just nod and smile like we know what they are talking about. Here are a few popular acronyms and what they stand for.

etc - (abbreviation for et cetera) and so forth, and so on,

aka - Also Known As

WWW - World Wide Web

DoD - Department of Defense

IKEA - Ingvar Kamprad Elmtaryd Agunnaryd (Swedish home furnishings retailer) I had no idea...

CEO - Chief Executive Officer (corporate title)
CMS - Content Management System (WordPress or Blogger is a CMS)
HTML - Hypertext Markup Language (the language of the internet, code for designing websites, etc.)
SEO - Search Engine Optimization (Customizing your webpage to show up in search results)
IT - Information Technology
B2B - Business-to-business or B2C - Business to customer
FTP - File Transfer Protocol
GAB - Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

CIO - Chief Information Officer

ROI - Return on Investment

LOL - Laughing Out Loud (text or social media slang)

NSA - National Security Agency (US government)

OSHA - Occupational Health and Safety Act (or Association)

IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

RBI - Runs Batted In (Baseball)

RSS - Rich Site Summary

CMM - Communication Media Module (Cisco)

BRB - Be Right Back (text or social media slang)

IPO - Initial Public Offering (new stocks)

ROFL - Rolling on Floor Laughing (text or social media slang)

IMHO - In My Humble Opinion (text or social media slang)

IIRC - If I Read Correctly (text or social media slang)

AFAIK - As Far As I Know (text or social media slang)

AWHATTBDK - Acronyms We Hear All The Time But Don't Know. Okay, I may have made that one up. I think it could catch on...

Got anymore?