Hanging out on Twitter can be pretty fun, but there are a lot of abbreviations to get your head around.
It happens to the best of us. We run into a string of all-caps that must mean something, but isn't explained in context. If you're lucky, a quick search can come up with possibilities, but Chrome and Firefox users have access to Abbrex, a nifty extension that provides pop-up definitions quickly and easily.
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