TL;DR

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TL;DR

An abbreviation for "Too long; didn't read," an expression that indicates that one did not read an online article or post, usually because it was deemed too long and/or boring. I really want to write "TL;DR" on all these novella-length rants my friend keeps posting on Facebook.
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Mary Ellen Bates (mbates@BatesInfo.com, www.BatesInfo.com) has never hit the point of TLDR.
We can think that we are being clever realists when in fact we are like an internet troll posting "TLDR" (4) in response to a thoughtful comment--hiding from, rather than embracing, deeper understanding and the inevitable consequent uncertainty.
I'm thinking of the common Internet acronym "TLDR" (Too Long, Didn't Read).