The acronym “LJS” represents a phrase that has been used for many years as a regular part of the English language. If you have encountered this acronym being used and arrived here wondering what it meant, then you are in luck. Here you will find the meaning of this term, the origin of the term, and some other meanings if there are any to be found. You will also have the opportunity to read through some example conversations featuring the use of this acronym in correct context to help you better understand its meaning. Lastly, you will see some synonymous words or phrases that you can use in place of this acronym and the phrase it represents without changing its meaning.
What Does “LJS” Mean?
This acronym is used most often to represent the phrase “let’s just say.” This phrase is typically said before presenting an example or a hypothetical situation to someone that they perceive to be true even if it is isn’t. It is used to fill in unknown aspects of a situation to complete the description of a scenario.
Origin of “LJS”
There is no specific information that can be found regarding the exact origin of this acronym or the phrase that it represents. The earliest entry found was 2012. However, this phrase has been used as a daily part of speech for much longer and, like most well-used phrases, was shortened to an acronym when the internet and text messaging came around to make it easier, quicker, and more convenient to type.
Like most acronyms, this one can be used to represent some other things as well. Some other things that this acronym can represent are “Long John Silvers,” “Liberal Jewish Synagogue,” “London Judo Society,” “Law and Justice Sector,” and “Literary Journalism Studies.” These are just a few of the things it can represent in specific scenarios. There are more, but too many to mention them all here.
A discussion via text message between two friends.
- Friend 1: Why did you ditch me at the mall on Friday night?
- Friend 2: LJS that something came up and I had to leave.
- Friend 1: You mean you can’t tell me?
- Friend 2: No, it is too personal.
An online conversation between two users on Twitter.
- User 1: Does anyone want to go to the movies with me tonight?
- User 2: I will go with you. What time?
- User 1: The movie starts at 8 pm.
- User 2: Okay, I will meet you there at 8 pm.
- User 1: Umm…. LJS you do arrive at 8 pm. Even if you do, we are going to be late for the movie after buying tickets and popcorn and what not.
- User 2: Okay, then I will be there by 7:30 LOL!
Synonyms of “LJS”
There are a few synonymous phrases that you could use in place of this acronym and the phrase it represents. Some other phrases you could use include:
- hypothetically speaking
- theoretically speaking