Question: What is the word of lbs?

What does LBS mean? LBS is a textspeak acronym standing for laughing but serious. It is also used as a shortening of the measuring unit pounds, which originates from the latin libra. Now you know.

Why do we write pounds lbs?

The word pound comes from ancient Roman when the unit of measure was libra pondo, which meant a pound by weight. The English word pound draw from the pondo part of the phrase, according to the BBC. However, the abbreviation lb is derived from the libra part of the word.

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