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Definition of webspeak

webspeak

noun

  • the words and phrases that are (mostly) unique to communication on the world wide web. (LOL, ROFL, fail, win, etc.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

    Citation from "Epic Win", Slate, Christopher Beam, Oct 15 2008 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Apr 14 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Apr 14 2010.

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