For The Win or FTW…Where did it come from?

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If you spend any time on the net, you are sure to come upon this word… FTW.. or rather the abbreviation FTW
But I actually had no idea what it meant until I researched it. And I found, as you all probably already know, that it stands for “For The Win”. You say it as an expression of enthusiasm. But did you know where the expression originated? I’ll take Penn & Teller for the win! That’s right.. Hollywood Squares! Then the expression made its way to DotA which is a modification of the hugely popular Warcraft III game on the Internet and sprouted from there!

For your homework, give me some more Internet slang words or abbreviations that you’d like me to research.

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