What does ITYM stand for?

I think you mean

ITYM is an acronym that stands for "I think you mean", which is commonly seen in text messages and forums. The acronym is used to correct someone when he misspeaks.

Since it can be harder to sound polite through text, ITYM is a good option to politely ask if a person meant to say something else. It includes "I think" to not sound too abrupt or mean.


ITYM west on Highway 94, not east. Is that correct?

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Updated May 17, 2018

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