How do you say “LOL” and “WTF”?

 We use a lot of acronyms and abbreviations when we’re texting.  But what happens when you actually say them out loud?

Buzzfeed ran a survey asking people how they say different Internet acronyms, with some pretty surprising results.  Here are some highlights . . .

1.  LOL:  55% “ell-oh-ell” . . . 36% “lawl.”

 2.  WTF:  80% actually say “what the [very bad word]” . . . 14% say “double-you-tee-eff.” 

 3.  BRB:  69% “bee-are-bee” . . . 23% “be right back” . . . 7% “birb.”

 4.  TBH:  56% “tee-bee-h” . . . 38% “to be honest” . . . 5% “tbuh.”

 5.  LMAO:  77% “ell-em-ay-oh” . . . 11% “ell-mao.”

 6.  GIF:  67% say it like the word “gift” . . . 31% say it like the word Jif . . . and 1% say “graphics interchange format.”