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I'd very much appreciate if somebody could tell me what the following acronyms stand for:

a) ELU

b) ELL

c) OP

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  • SE = Stack Exchange (this family of sites)
  • ELL = English Language Learners, an SE site dedicated to helping learners of English
  • ELU = English Language & Usage, a sister site for linguists and etymologists
  • OP = Original Poster, a generic way to refer to the individual who asked a question. Sometimes it can mean Original Post (See The Urban Dictionary, and a WOW forum).
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    and sometimes 'Original Post'... – Alan Carmack May 15 '16 at 17:42
  • @AlanC - Yes, if it refers to the post itself rather than the author. Good point. – J.R. May 15 '16 at 17:48
  • I'm starting to think we should have a variation of SE glossary here. – M.A.R. May 15 '16 at 17:57
  • PhMgBr.- Let me get familiar with the glossary you have at present before changing it, please! – lalynacar. May 15 '16 at 18:09
  • @lalynacar - I think PhMgBr is saying that we could add some more terms in addition to these and make this question even more useful to future visitors. – J.R. May 15 '16 at 18:11
  • @Lal I was referring to this. I was implying we might need a similar post on meta.ELL for reference. – M.A.R. May 15 '16 at 18:33
  • @PhMgBr, J.R., lalynacar A bit like this? – Araucaria - Not here any more. May 17 '16 at 22:27
  • @Arau yep, but with a bit of extra conclusion. :P – M.A.R. May 18 '16 at 7:14

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