Just graduating out of college, Mr. Would-be Cop (Wbc from now on) decided to serve his nation and community by being a cop. Wbc passed the written test with ease and got himself admitted in the police academy. Flash forward — came his first training session; the instructor and the seniors started talking in extra-terrestrial like language that passed way above his head, just as if the holy spirit has descended onto the apostles of Jesus on the day of Pentecost. With a blank face, he tried to make sense of what was being said but couldn’t. Second flash forward — a year had passed and Mr. Wbc was now a master of the twisted tongue, for he too, now talked in it. Third flash forward — Mr. Wbc was now an instructor himself and was confusing new admissions with his tongue twisters, wickedly known as jargon. Many of the would-be’s in the world of internet, chatting, military, medical, law enforcements have gone through the same process of getting themselves adjusted to the world of jargon that seem way out of control in the beginning, then becomes a necessity to survive, and eventually ends up being an enjoyable little affair to cut the long story short every time there’s a situation. So, in whatever field you’re going to be a would-be; it’s better to acquaint yourself with a few jargons in advance. Read on to know some examples of jargons.
Examples Of Jargons
SMS/Chatting Jargon Examples
LOL - Laugh Out Loud
ROFL - Rolling On The Floor Laughing
BTW - By The Way
FYI - For Your Information
THX - Thanks
ATB - All The Best
AKA - Also Known As
CYA - See You Around
BRB - Be Right Back
HTH - Hope This Helps
IMHO - In My Humble Opinion
Internet Jargon Examples
Backbone - High-speed data line that serves as a major access point which links up networks.
Bandwidth - The maximum amount of data that can pass through a transmission line at a time.
Bandwidth Junkie - Surfers who browse the web at breakneck speed over fast internet connection.
Beta - A beta release means software is still in its testing period so that users can report bugs. Beta usually follows an alpha version.
Bit - Smallest unit of information that a computer can process.
Bitslag - Useless bits of information one browses through on the web to finally land upon real useful stuff.
Blatherer - A user who types on-and-on while posting a message or chatting online.
Bug - A fault or glitch in hardware or software.
Medical Jargon Examples
Agonal - To signify a negative change in the patient’s condition
Blood swab - A blood sample taken with a cotton-tipped stick
BLS - Basic Life Support
Bounceback - A patient who returns to the ER with the same complaint shortly after being released
BP - Blood Pressure
C-section - Cesarean section
CAT scan - Computerized Axial Tomography
DOA - Dead On Arrival
ECG - Electrocardiogram
ETA - Estimated Time of Arrival
LOL - Little Old Lady
Military Jargon Examples
TDY - Temporary Duty
CONUS - Continental United States
AWOL - Absent Without Official Leave
SQDN - Squadron
LES - Leave and Earning Statement
SAM - Surface to Air Missile
PCS - Permanent Change of Station
Law Enforcement Jargon Examples
B&E - Breaking and Entering
BOP - Breach Of Peace
DIP - Drunk In Public
TWOC - Taken Without Owner's Consent
NAI - Non-Accidental Injury
RTA - Road-Traffic Accident
Fel - Felony
EDP - Emotionally Disturbed Person
LKA - Last Known Address
LNU - Last Name Unknown
CJ - County Jail
PD - Police Department
VIN - Vehicle Identification Number
TANGO - Thank you
FYI, these were the few examples of jargons related to few of different fields. We wish you ATB! CYA!