Meaning of lol & pronunciation of Derk

Anna Skarzynska theania at
Wed Jan 17 15:10:41 EST 2001

Irina wrote:
> LOL! I pronounce it "durkhome" myself.
Please one of you hardened internetters, tell me what lol stands for? I
thought it was lots of love, but it makes no sense.
Yours ignorantly...
PS. On the pron. of Derk, I thought of an obvious analogue, to wit "clerk".
I really think DWJ herself ought to be asked. Tanaqui?...

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