Ever find yourself writing “LOL” but erase it because it is just too…. forceful or… extroverted? Well, I have now been authorized to share with you (for just a few dollars) the boldest, yet subtle new response. Now, just agree that after you read this you’ll send me the money and then you can continue.
I don’t believe you.
Yep. Believe it. Just add an A! Oh, what does it mean? ALMOST LAUGHED OUT LOUD! Clever right? Because it works on so many levels: a sincere assessment of the level of humor in any specific moment… e.g. “Wow, that was really funny. I almost laughed out loud, which I never do.” There is also the sarcasm element: “Wow, that was really funny. I almost laughed out loud it was so funny. “