FML On The Subway

Only in New York folks. From CNET:

NEW YORK: File this under “not particularly serious news, but hilarious.”

This week, an alteration in New York City transit signs to address forthcoming route changes have placed an unfortunate Internet acronym on a heavily trafficked subway station: Displays that list the color-coded subway services running at the 14th Street-6th Avenue underground station now display a bold “FML.”

Credit: Caroline McCarthy/CNET

Credit: Caroline McCarthy/CNET

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, or MTA, may or may not have been aware that this is an acronym for “f*** my life,” a profane exclamation of disgruntlement that arose in Web forums, in text messages, and on a popular blog several years ago.

The MTA’s press office could not immediately be reached for comment.


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