What does ISTR stand for?

I seem to recall

ISTR that ISTR stands for "I seem to recall." This acronym indicates that the person you're talking to remembers something, but with some degree of uncertainty.

In some cases (like above), people use ISTR even when they exactly recall the thing they're talking about. These people likely began their message with ISTR in an attempt to not seem overly assertive or pushy.


ISTR visiting that place before, but I can't remember for sure

A man who is about to send an ISTR message

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Updated May 23, 2022

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