On the Internet, “ASL” means one of two things: it either stands for “American Sign Language” or it’s chatroom speak for what’s your “age, sex and location.”

So, which definition of ASL did the Boston Police Department think they were using in this now deleted tweet from last night?

Tweeters assumed the later of the two and happily provided the Boston PD with their details as well as some first-rate mocking of the error. Some examples:

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