What does YMMV stand for?

Your mileage may vary

YMMV stands for "your mileage may vary." People use this phrase when stating an opinion or describing an experience, to note you may have a different opinion or experience.

Where does YMMV come from?

The phrase "your mileage may vary" comes from automobile advertisements. In auto advertisements, manufacturers typically state a car's average gas mileage. However, to CTA, they also state YMMV - to note your car may not achieve the same average mileage.


It worked great for me, but YMMV
A use of YMMV on Twitter
A use of YMMV on Twitter

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Updated January 6, 2022

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