SOS

Meaning Someone over shoulder
Type Acronym
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Usage Online Only (chat, messaging, e-mail)
Comments

Used in online chat to warn message recipient to be careful what he or she types since another person on the other end is watching.

Example "SOS, just so you know."
Updated October 26, 2016
Meaning Save our souls
Type Acronym
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Usage General (not just online)
Comments

Standard distress signal; represented in morse code by short short short, long long long, short short short; often used as a noun, i.e. "I sent out an SOS."

Updated January 30, 2013
Meaning Same old stuff
Type Acronym
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Usage Online Only (chat, messaging, e-mail)
Comments

Common reply to "What's happenin'?"

Example "Anything new these days?
No, pretty much the sos."
Updated April 24, 2019
Meaning Someone special
Type Acronym
Rank ★ ☆ ☆  Uncommon
Usage Online Only (chat, messaging, e-mail)
Comments

Not used nearly as often as "someone over shoulder."

Updated September 11, 2013
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