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I love this. I'm also extremely fond of EOM (short for End Of Message. An email with a short subject and no body).

Often I send EOMs to imply a VSRE. For example, "Grill tonight? Have burgers. Off work @ 6. EOM"

Very interested in learning others.

NNTR: 'no need to reply' is another common abbreviation.

Pro-tip: Use them as TextExpander snippets to avoid getting another message asking you to clarify what EOM/NNTR means as only a subset of people are familiar with & use these abbreviations.

Until everyone starts communicating this way, and it becomes completely normal.

Remember, a geek invented the smiley ( and I'm sure there are many other examples).

NNTR is great! Thank you!


I turned my wife onto EOM and she adopted it right away which has saved some time I am sure. I am also going to be using VSRE in upcoming messages where applicable.

NT: No text

This one is shorter than the rest, and easy to grok. VSRE OR EOM? I'd have to look those up.

Between NT and EOM why does being shorter make it more obvious, you'd need to look after whichever one you hadn't heard before. If anything I'd say EOM is easier to guess, due to its similarity with other acronyms: EOL (coding) EOP (business) where EO always stands for End Of.

I agree. I'd never guess what NT stood for. Even if I managed to deduce what it meant and how to use it by its usage patterns, I'd still not be able to guess. It reminds me of NB -- an acronym I learned how to use from context and even began using myself occasionally, only years later realizing I didn't actually know what it stood for.

EOM, on the other hand, is immediately clear to me because of it's similarity to EOL (end-of-line) and EOF (end-of-file).

I see you enjoy neardoc/heredoc

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