Sounded out, it would be hah-HHHAAAHAAA (2 syllables total), like a larger "country" black woman would say.
2. On Instant Messager or text message
A: ::insert funny joke::
The understanding of a private joke between friends that may be innapropriate around the company present when the joke is told.
The Joke is sometimes only funny from the tellers point of view...or though those who dare not laugh will sometimes just confer by saying they understand the LBL or logic behind the lol.
If youre friend makes a private joke with you in the presence of those oblivious to the joke being made, it can sometimes be innapropriate to laugh for fear of inadequate social judgement...therefore it is sometimes customary to just notify the teller of the joke that you got the LBL in a very sly way.
Kav to John and Fitz: "Yeah well SHE IS a fat bitch...."
Fitz and John: "ROFL"