(2/-1) In chat lingo, these three letters are often used to reply to a joke: despite what the letters stand for, there need not be an audible chuckle.9200
(4/-2) In a chemistry equation, "aq" in parentheses after a substance indicates that it's in this form, dissolved in water.7868
(6/-3) It's what SVU stands for in the TV title Law & Order: SVU.8831
(8/-4) This bibliographic abbreviation, similar to etc., refers to additional unnamed authors.8714
(10/-5) This three-leter abbreviation, meaning "namely", is short for the Latin videlicet.50141

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