WIYGW

WIYGW

An initialism of "write if you get work," an old-fashioned phrase used as an informal and friendly valediction. The phrase was popularized by the 1940s radio show Matinee with Bob and Ray, in which it served as part of their trademark sign-off. The abbreviated form is only used in written communication. Thanks for such an informative forum post on the subject, Tom! WIYGW A: "Hey, meant to say thanks for lunch earlier!" B: "No problem, it was great catching up. WIYGW"

write if you get work

old-fashioned Used as an informal and friendly valediction. The phrase was popularized by the 1940s radio show Matinee with Bob and Ray, in which it served as part of their trademark sign-off. I'll see you again soon, Tom! Write if you get work. A: "I meant to say thanks for lunch earlier!" B: "No problem, it was great catching up. Write if you get work!"
See also: get, if, work, write
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Write if you get work

and WIYGW
sent. & comp. abb. Good-bye, call me sometime. (A catchphrase, like See you in church, said in imitation of what very good friends might say when parting.) CU. WIYGW.
See also: get, if, work, write

WIYGW

verb
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