The terms "LOL" or "ROTFL" are examples of words that have become common parlance in the language of the Internet.
- Archaic conversation; esp., parley or debate
- a style or manner of speaking or writing; language; idiom: military parlance
Origin of parlanceAnglo-French parlaunce from Old French from parler: see parley
- A particular manner of speaking; idiom: legal parlance.
- Speech, especially a conversation or parley.
Origin of parlanceMiddle French from Old French from parler to speak ; see parley .
From Anglo-Norman parlance, parlaunce, from parler (“to talk") + -ance.