What does YSK stand for?

You should know

When you're discussing facts, feelings, and anecdotes, YSK stands for "you should know." This acronym precedes information someone else thinks is worth sharing.

For example, a friend who has set you up on a blind date may text you just before the date and say "YSK, Ryan had kind of a bad day at work. But he's still excited about tonight!" YSK is also commonly used on Twitter and Reddit, especially in the r/YSK subreddit.


YSK that YSK stands for you should know
A user dropping some YSK knowledge on Reddit
A user dropping some YSK knowledge on Reddit

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Updated January 26, 2021

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