T4T – Meaning, Origin and Usage

Are you a trans person only interested in dating other trans people? Remember to add ‘t4t‘ to your bio on your favorite dating site. This post unpacks the meaning and origin of this term. Meaning The acronym ‘t4t‘ is an abbreviation of the term ‘trans4trans.’ It means you’re a transgender person and only interested in […]

Psyop – Meaning, Origin and Usage

Did your friend tell you the media are running a ‘psyop’ on the public? This post unpacks the meaning and origin of this expression. Meaning The term ‘psyop’ refers to covert operations hidden out of public view. In many cases, it relates to media ‘psyops’ that spread disinformation about a specific subject in order to […]

PPU – Meaning, Origin and Usage

Has a seller listed an item as PPU on your favorite classified site? This post unpacks the meaning and origin of this expression. Meaning The acronym ‘PPU’ stands for ‘Pending Pick Up.’ It’s a newer term found in product listings and descriptions. Many people confuse it with ‘Please Pick Up,’ which means that the buyer […]

Pick Me Boy – Meaning, Origin and Usage

Did you just spend time chatting to an insecure boy on TikTok? You could call them part of the ‘pick me girl’ phenomenon sweeping the platform. This post unpacks the meaning and origin of this expression. Meaning The expression ‘pick me boy’ means a teenage boy displaying feelings of insecurity, using them to ‘gaslight’ the […]

PCB – Meaning, Origin and Usage

You might never have heard the abbreviation “PCB” before, but you unquestionably rely on a variety of PCBs in your daily life. The device you are reading this on needs a PCB to function, for instance. Learn more about the meaning and history of PCB in this post. Meaning The abbreviation “PCB” stands for “printed […]

OMW – Meaning, Origin and Usage

Are you on the way to a friend’s house to pick them up? You could text them with ‘omw’ to let them know you’ll be there soon. This post unpacks the meaning and origin of this expression. Meaning The acronym ‘omw‘ stands for ‘on my way.’ It means that you’re en route to a destination. […]

Pansy – Meaning, Origin and Usage

Are you looking at a man that can’t bring himself to take a risk? You could call him a ‘pansy’ to describe his cowardice. This post unpacks the meaning and origin of this expression. Meaning The expression ‘pansy’ means someone that displays cowardice or a lack of will in a stressful situation or when challenged […]

Segway – Meaning, Origin and Usage

Are you wishing you had a convenient way to get to work? You could always buy yourself a ‘Segway.’ This post unpacks the meaning and origin of this term. Meaning The term ‘Segway’ has dual meanings. The first meaning of the term is to describe electric vehicles like e-bikes and e-scooters manufactured by the ‘Segway’ […]

SH – Meaning, Origin and Usage

As Internet slang and “text speak” have grown, many phrases and acronyms have emerged with a variety of meanings to help get your point across faster. The meanings of some of these terms is not obvious just from looking at them. “SH” is an example of this. This post unpacks the meaning and origin of […]