Rebekah Brooks' revelation that David Cameron used to sign off his text messages to her 'LOL', believing it meant "lots of love" has sparked a storm online.
The former News International chief executive told the Leveson inquiry on Friday the prime minister stopped used the acronym after she explained to him the real meaning (laugh out loud).
Within seconds Twitter was awash with suggestions for Cameron's interpretation of other popular abbreviations.
Some joked at Cameron's privileged upbringing.
#dctxtspeak WTF - What the fudge.
— Ben Stanford (@BenJStanford) May 11, 2012
Others guessed at what Cameron's view of the Leveson inquiry will be after today.
— Mermayden (@mermayden) May 11, 2012
BRB Bloody Rebecca Brooks #dctxtspeak
— adam salkeld (@adamsalkeld1) May 11, 2012
Plenty were mocking of the prime minister's relationship with Rupert Murdoch.
ROTFL = Rupert's On The Fone: Listening #dctxtspeak
— Ben Kind (@benkind) May 11, 2012
— Dave Cameroon (@DaveCamm) May 11, 2012
IMO= In Murdoch's Opinion#dctxtspeak
— Simon Mason (@LDNCalling) May 11, 2012
ROFL = Rupert's Obedient Favoured Lapdog #dctxtspeak
— Saggydaddy (@Saggydaddy) May 11, 2012
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Some ridiculed Cameron's relationship with Nick Clegg.
— Jenny Pickering (@1976jennypenny) May 11, 2012
Inevitably, Horsegate was resurrected.
IMHO - Is my horse outside? #dctxtspeak
— Rupert-Pete Hawksley (@ruhawksley) May 11, 2012
— Marcus Dysch (@MarcusDysch) May 11, 2012
Whilst others took a more serious tone.
#dctxtspeak. NHS - No Hope, Sorry.
— Kerrie Farrell (@KerrieFarrell) May 11, 2012
Is it too late to try and explain to David Cameron what NHS means?
— boothby graffoe (@boobygraffoe) May 11, 2012
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