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The 12 Meanings Of LOL

Because it doesn't really mean "laughing out loud" anymore.

Posted on April 29, 2013, at 4:01 p.m. ET

1. LOL means [start of sentence].

2. LOL means [end of sentence].

3. LOL means "I can't tell if either of us is kidding."

4. LOL means "This is not a joke."

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5. LOL means "I'm flirting with you, do you get that?"

6. LOL means "I am nervous about how you're going to respond to this."

7. LOL means: "That was a little creepy." "Was I a little creepy?" "Yes, like I said, that was a little creepy."

8. LOL means "I am uncomfortable with my feelings and expressing them."

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9. LOL means "Yikes."

10. LOL means "I am growing increasingly furious."

11. LOL means ... [?????? Everything, maybe?]

12. LOL means [nothing].

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