These are questions which have come up this week:
1. What does FAQ stand for?
- Frequently Asked Questions
2- What does T & C stand for?
- Terms and Conditions (usually abbreviated on discussion forums)
3. What are ‘lemons’, ‘lemony’ and ‘limes’ mean in fan fiction?
- lemons and lemony refer to graphic sex. Limes means character almost have sex or that it is implied but not described.
4. What do the buttons AC, C, CE on a calculator mean?
- AC means All Clear – will clear all entries
- C or CE means Clear Entry – will only clear the last entry
5. What does a.k.a mean?
- also known as
6. What is Snopes?
- Snopes.com, officially the Urban Legends Reference Pages, is a website covering urban legends, Internet rumors, e-mail forwards, and other stories of unknown or questionable origin. It is a well-known resource for validating and debunking such stories in American popular culture, receiving 300,000 visits a day.
7. What are tropes?
- a: words or expressions used in a figurative sense : figure of speech
- b: common or overused themes or devices : cliché <the usual horror movie tropes>
8. What is a meme?
- An element of a culture or behavior that may be passed from one individual to another by nongenetic means, esp. imitation.
- An image, video, etc. that is passed electronically from one Internet user to another.