SIC

Spelling Is Correct

(pronounced: sick)

An acronym used primarily 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.

The original term "sic" is not an acronym, it is a Latin abbreviation. The word sic is sometimes erroneously thought to be an acronym from any of a vast number of phrases such as "spelling is correct", "same in copy", "spelled incorrectly", "said in context", or "sans intention comique" (French: without comic intent). These backronyms are all false etymologies. NetLingo continues to keep "SIC" on our acronym list because it is also used as an acronym nowadays.

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See also : TK  
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