What does IBR stand for?

It's been real

People use IBR (it's been real) to sign off at the end of a noteworthy conversation. The conversation might have been good, or it might have been bad. Either way, it was certainly an experience.

IBR's origins and usage

IBR's expansion, "it's been real," dates back to the 1940s. It means roughly the same thing as "well, this has been sincerely memorable."

Typically, people use IBR when a conversation has been pleasant. In this case, IBR means "this has been a nice experience." However, people also use IBR to close out strange, awkward, and/or unpleasant conversations. In these cases, IBR means "well, this has been hella weird."


IBR, catch you 2morrow


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Updated August 11, 2022

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