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The 72 Worst Internet Sayings, Ranked

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The Internet has given us a lot of great things. Wikipedia comes to mind. Maybe email and online shopping make your list. I don't know (or really care).

But the Internet has also created a lot of terrible things, and most of them are words. And some, like Gawker editor-in-chief Max Read, want to put an end to this Internet speak.

Read sent a message to Gawker employees on Thursday laying out new rules for the website's language and banning Internet words like "epic," "win" and "OMG."

That's a good start. But there are a lot of other Internet words that need to go. So many, in fact, that we've decided to rank them in descending order from "just sort of annoying" to "anyone who uses this word dies." Without further ado:

72. SMDH

71. STFU

70. BRB

69. OMG

68. IRL

67. WTF

66. TBH

65. Da fuq?

64. ICYMI

63. TTYL

62. KK

61. Bae

60. FML

59. TIL

58. L33t

57. TL;DR

56. JK

55. Plz

54. Cuz

53. Big, if true

52. Smart take

51. AFAIK

50. Amirite?

49. Thx

48. Think piece

47. ...

46. L8er

45. All of the things

44. Awkwaaaard

43. Stahp

42. G2G

41. Ermahgerd

40. #Blessed

39. In XXX Charts

38. +1

37. #TBT

36. OMGWTFBBQ

35. Kthxbai

34. Lolwut

33. LOL

32. Lawl

31. Lulz

30. LMFAO

29. ROFL

28. IMHO

27. This

26. I can't

25. Trolled

24. 5ever

23. Om nom nom

22. Literally

21. Broke the Internet

20. Won the Internet

19. All of the feels

18. Win

17. Haxor

16. Totes

15. Totes magoats

14. Adorbs

13. Brogrammer

12. Because ______. (“I hate Times Square, because tourists.”)

11. Lollercoaster

10. "...and you won't believe what happens next."

9. FTW

8. "...is everything."

7. The Internets

6. Epic

5. Fail

4. Amazeballs

3. Pwnd

2. Roflcopter

1. Derp

An earlier version of this post repeated "ICYMI" and "FOMO." FML.

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