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November 2013

A Stab at Translation ウェブスピークの説明

英語の不思議なウェブスピークがあちこちにインタネットフォーラムやチャットに出てくるのね。もちろんカッコいい日本語の言い方がまだ上手に使えていないけど、できるだけ説明はしておきます。どうぞ、お楽しみください。

2moro – Tomorrow =明日
2nite – Tonight =今晩、今夜
BRB – Be Right Back =ちょっと待って。行ってくるから
BTW – By The Way =そういえば
B4N – Bye For Now =じゃ、ね
BCNU – Be Seeing You =またね
BFF – Best Friends Forever =よく女の子が使う、親友のこと
CYA – Cover Your Ass -or- See Ya =1.ヤバいことになっているかもしれないから。念のために失敗したことを隠したり、直したらするんだ。2.じゃ、またね.
DBEYR – Don’t Believe Everything You Read 2.読んだものは全部そのまま信じるな
DILLIGAS – Do I Look Like I Give A Sh** =オレ、しるか?
GR8 – Great =いいね
ILY – I Love You =* このスピークは失礼だから、使わないようにしてください。
IMHO – In My Humble Opinion =と私は思っておりますが。
IRL – In Real Life =言ったことと事実は異なっている訳。
J/K – Just Kidding =嘘ね。
L8R – Later =あとで
LMAO – Laughing My Ass Off =チョウ面白い。笑い過ぎ。
LOL – Laughing Out Loud =笑い出した
LOLはとても大事なウェブスピークで、使い方もいろいろある。Lol –> Lolz か Lols になる場合もあって、楽しいことたくさんあるって言う意味も表す。
LYLAS – Love You Like A Sister =(男が書く場合)君のことは大好き。セクスはしたくない。(女が書く場合)君のことを大事にしている。私のボイフレンドに手を出すな。
MHOTY – My Hat’s Off To You =尊敬
NP – No Problem =オッケー。問題ない。
NUB/NOOB – New person to a site or game =初心者
OIC – Oh, I See =わかった
OMG – Oh My God =(これも大事な表現。発音もちゃんとある:「オウエムジー」)びっくりや興奮しちゃったときにつかう
OT – Off Topic =フォーラムのときに言われるかもしれない。話題は違うってこと。
POV – Point Of View =意見
RBTL – Read Between The Lines =裏の意味もある・・・かな?
ROTFLMAO – Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass Off =二つのウェブスピークを統一した言葉で、笑いすぎて、ちゃんと立てない
RT – Retweet =トィッターで再送。
THX or TX or THKS – Thanks =サンキュー
SITD – Still In The Dark =まだわかってない
SOL – Shit Out of Luck =運が悪く、あきらめたい気持ちもある。
STBY/S2BU – Sucks To Be You =オマエには残念。
TMI – Too Much Information =また大事なウェブスピーク。詳細が多いか、聞きたくないことを聞いちゃった。
TTYL – Talk To You Later -or- Type To You Later =これも「またね」の意味
WTF – What The Fuck =信じられないことやびっくりすること。またはおこったときに使う。

例:

WTF?
この写真を見れば、WTF?と思っちゃうんだろう。

WYWH – Wish You Were Here =いなくて寂しい。あいたいね。

まあ、一応のウェブスピークの説明ね。お役に立てばと。

*嘘だけど。
もっとあるウェブスピークのサイト:http://www.netlingo.com/top50/popular-text-terms.php

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Bones

My current Drama binge: Bones, the murder mystery drama tv show about a socially and psychologically crippled genius forensic anthropologist, and a damaged but devoted self-proclaimed God-fearing Catholic alpha-male type FBI agent. I absolutely love the bit where the two of them try to communicate. My favorite quote from the show? Bones: I don’t know what that means.

Bones looks at the world through a “rational” lens where she attempts to analyze, categorize and predict everything she sees according to her anthropological background. Boothe, on the other hand, goes by feel. He believes stuff, he knows stuff, and he trusts his faith and his intuition to guide him. They make a great pair for solving murder mysteries, but they also are a great tool for exploring the gray areas between everything we believe and everything we know. This is why I am in love with the show.

Last night was Season 3, episode 3 where they find a body in the woods murdered in a ritualistic way that suggests he was involved in pony play. Pony play is a role-playing game of a sort where one person assumes the role of groom or rider and the other person assumes the role of the pony. Sometimes it can be sexual, sometimes it can be a therapeutic release from the Goffmanian roles we are forced to assume every day in order to operate in society.

After solving the mystery, the two partners sit down at their regular cafe together for lunch. Boothe is obviously bothered by having been forced to witness the “freaks” at play. He obviously thinks of them as freaks because he tells bones that their sex is inferior to what he thinks of as normal sex, sometimes referred to as plain vanilla sex. Bones challenges him, as is the norm, by saying he has no evidence and that pony play is a very old and sometimes respected form of human interaction going back as far as the ancient Greeks. Boothe then gives Bones a diatribe on how their sex isn’t real sex because sex is “making love” and that brings two people together in a way that nothing else in the world can. Bones caves. Just like that.

On the one hand, I could not possibly expect network television to stage a battle between vanilla catholicism and freaky perverts and side with the perverts, but on the other hand the show doesn’t usually pick a winner between the two and it didn’t have to this time either. For the first time, I was disgusted at the message this show was sending to people about who they are and what it means to be “normal.” Science, for one thing, is well aware of the very human and very non-perverse reasons why people would want to play together in a fantasy world where they make up the rules and can shed their every-day masks and be something that they feel represents who they truly are. I realize that tv is not science, but tv creates reality for the people who watch it because, in principle, it’s about real people, just like them.

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