Internet shorthand for "Got to go". Also, it can mean "good to go", depending on the context.
Good to go:
"Say, I'm heading out. You coming?"
Got to go:
"Shoot, it's almost midnight. gtg."
for Quoted for Emphasis, it's used to help drive a point home to someone who's fairly dimwitted. Also used when someone makes an exceedingly good point, and people want to make sure that it gets across. Usually seen used in internet forums.
First forum poster:
"Hitler was a bad, bad man."
Second forum poster:
To take a brief nap. Ever notice how cats tend to fall asleep, wake up shortly thereafter, and then doze off again? Catnaps are referred to as such due to their brief and sometimes random nature.
Person A: "Say, is Heather awake?"
Person B: "No, she said she was tired and wanted to take a quick catnap.
The seemingly neverending battle over which gaming console is supreme among all the others.
In the past, the console wars were between Nintendo and Sega, but nowadays, the three main competitors are Sony with the Playstation 2, Nintendo with the Gamecube, and Microsoft with the XBox.
It's really not that big an issue, but since some people love to argue over inane topics, the console wars rage on.
"Man, did you hear? Sony's releasing the PS3!"
"Just another contender in the console wars.
The literal translation is "medium, sorceress, or shrine maiden". It often crops up in anime.
"See that woman praying? She's a miko."
A particularly harmful cigarette
. Unlike normal cigarettes, a black lunger is usually either unfiltered, or the cigarette is very harsh. Thus called because it's believed that, since they are worse for you than normal cigarettes, they blacken your lungs faster.
Person A: "Hey, I noticed you stopped smoking Marlboros."
Person B: "Yeah, I'm smokin' Lucky Strikes now. They're real black lungers."
It's what alternating caps
is officially known by. Alternating caps LoOk LiKe ThIs and tend to be used mostly in forums, because it takes quite a bit of time to type them out. I'm not sure why people do this, but they must think they've got a pretty good reason, because it's still being used despite the fact that it's very annoying.
Person A: "Hey man, check out my troutspeak. IsN't ThIs CoOl?"
Person B: "I think it makes you look like an idiot, actually."