/ LOL-zerko / lolzerko
is a bastardization of the commonly used "LOL". The vast majority of lol-users
aren't actually laughing out loud when they use the word lol. Thus, lolzerko
serves to convey heightened emotion, in an elevated form
even beyond lol in full caps; lol or LOL just don't cut it anymore, now that users' audiences grasp the fact that there isn't actually any laughing happening out loud.
folks in the San Francisco Bay Area
population, adoption of lolzerko
has gradually increased in Midwestern and Northeastern populations.