More accurately called the ‘English to 12-year-old-retard-on-the-Internet-with-issues-not-restricted-to-typing Translator’.
I guess this is from a long time ago since nobody uses AOL anymore. (We used to use AOL when we were first introduced to the wonders of the Internet way back in teh day, it sucked then and probably still sucks now.)
More importantly, this thing is very useful for those who can actually spell and type properly, for making messages and whatnot into the manner of some 12 year old n00blet being stupid. It’s ingenious!
Here’s an example of what this thing does; it’s pretty self explanatory.