lolspeak

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lol + speak

NounEdit

lolspeak (uncountable)

  1. (Internet slang, neologism) The speech of lolcats. Spelling variation of English, imitating the speech of children and some regional accents.
    • 2007, David DeLaney, “Re: As Others See Us, in this case the DHS”, rec.arts.sf.written, Usenet:
      The standards are still being fract^H^H^H^H^Hwritten for the language, but the availability of Suitable Wordings from lolspeak verges on the frightening at times.
    • 2009, Steven Bird, Ewan Klein, Edward Loper, chapter 3, Natural Language Processing with Python[1], ISBN 0596516495, page 127:
      Study the lolcat version of the book of Genesis, accessible as nltk.corpus.genesis.words('lolcat.txt'), and the r ules for converting text into lolspeak at http://www.lolcatbible.com/index.php?title=How_to_speak_lolcat. Define regular rexpressions to convert English words into corresponding lolspeak words.
    • 2010, Martin Grondin, LOLcat Bible: In Teh Beginnin Ceiling Cat Maded Teh Skiez An Da Urfs N Stuffs[2], ISBN 1569757348:
      Now, in this first ever feline gospel, they retell 50 popular Bible stories in LOLspeak.
  2. (Internet slang) Internet slang, often through initialisms such as those associated with the word lol.

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Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 21:39