Acronym of the Day – BRS: Big Red Switch #netiquette

Rules of Netiquette

Our Acronym of the Day, BRS isn’t familiar to many, unless in the event of an emergency.  BRS stands for “Big Red Switch.”

Remember that not everyone is on the same digital page, so be prepared to give an explanation if asked. Remember, acronyms should be used sparingly and avoid use in business correspondence.

For a complete list of 200 acronyms that go beyond BFF and a sneak peek from our Rules of Netiquette Book, visit

Julie Spira is a netiquette expert and the author of The Rules of Netiquette: How to Mind Your Digital Manners. For more netiquette and Internet etiquette tips, like us at and follow @netiquetterules on Twitter.

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