North, East, West, South

(pronounced: news)

Did you realize that the term "news" actually started as an acronym!? It is an acronym for "North, East, West, South" and this implies that news is what happens all around us, whether it is local, national, or international. Interesting!

An acronym used in texting, online chat, instant messaging, e-mail, blogs, and newsgroup postings, it is also considered a form of online jargon or text message shorthand.

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NetLingo Classification: Acronyms and Text Message

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