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What is KWIM?

“KWIM” is an acronym that stands for “know what I mean.” This particular phrase is popularly used among Internet users that frequent social networking sites and chat rooms.  Using “KWIM” in communication basically shortens the actual phrase or question “know what I mean.”  During a chat conversation, for example, when a person is explaining something [...]

What is CTFU in Texting?

What is CTFU in Texting? In the world of texting, chatting, and blogging, CTFU means “cracking the fuck up” or “crack the fuck up”. Instead of typing the whole meaning, users of this urban term will simply type CTFU. CTFU just means laughing so hard that one may already have difficulty in breathing. Like if [...]

What is Fax?

What is Fax? Fax refers to the technology in which one document can be reproduced electronically at a remote place through a machine. A fax could also refer to the actual document that is being sent to another place through a telephone line. Documents that are sent out in a “fax machine” could either contain [...]

What is TMail?

What is TMail? TMail refers to the email service offered to users and subscribers of T-Mobile phones, particular the “Sidekick” models which allow for personalization and is built for optimal web surfing activities. When a T-Mobile phone user is talking about his TMail account, he/she is actually referring to his very own email account. The [...]

What is Email Netiquette?

What is Email Netiquette? Email netiquette simply refers to etiquette in writing or responding to emails. As we all know, most of the world’s communication are through the use of technology. Some communicate through phones while others communicate through their computers using chat services or email. Unknown to some, there are also basic guidelines and [...]

What is IMAP?

What is IMAP? Business and work are today a global affair. People are traveling to far off places every single day and they need to keep in touch with their work as well as personal life. Laptops, mobile phones and a host of other gadgets are available to keep the communication going regardless of the [...]

What is Internet?

What is Internet? Technically, Internet is a universal system of computer networks that are interconnected to serve millions or even billions of people around the world. It is like grasping the whole globe with your hands. Internet connects people from all corners of the earth. However, before you dig in to what Internet is all [...]

What is Pasimology?

What is Pasimology? Pasimology is another term for the words kinesics. Kinesics is the study of human gestures and expressions as a means of communication. These gestures and expressions, also called non-verbal communication, are studied to derive their corresponding meaning. Very simple examples of these are: a smile is usually indicative of happiness, a frown [...]

What is Skype?

Skype is an application that enables users to make voice calls over the Internet. For a Skype user placing a call to another Skype user, the service is free, but for Skype users placing a call to landlines and mobile phones, there is a fee. The software program for Skype is free to download (freeware), [...]