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The 'H' In IMHO Does Not Mean Humble or Honest

We all know what imho means.
Source: Tim Wimborne / Reuters

It’s impossible not to like imho.

If you’ve spent any time online, you’ve seen the word at least a dozen times. It usually sets off an opinion from the text around it: Those jeans don’t look very good, imho.

But it’s a pliable little devil. Depending on its context, can function asIt can spring-load sarcasm: It can set off a punch line: Much like or it can convey a huge range of possible meanings. It can even be a little .

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