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edpatterson 12-31-2004 01:49 PM

abbreviation guide
There are quite a few abbreviations and acronyms used here that I am not familiar with: DH DD to name 2. Is there a guide somewhere?



flyreal25 12-31-2004 01:51 PM

that would help me out too.

JerseyGardenGirl 12-31-2004 01:52 PM

I don't know if there's a guide, but here's some of the most common ones:

DH = Dear Husband
DW = Dear Wife
DS = Dear Son
DD = Dear Daughter

TOM = Time Of Month
FWIW = For What It's Worth
YMMV = Your Mileage May Vary

bybs54 12-31-2004 02:05 PM

here is some of them
Abbreviations Used on the Boards and Chats

AAMOF ================ as a matter of fact
AAT ===================And Another thing..
ADN ================== any day now
AFAIK ================= As far as I know
AFK ================== Away from keyboard
ASL ================== Age/Sex/Location?

babedom/hunkdom ====== when we reach goal
BDINI ================= Big Deal I'm Not Impressed
BIL=================== brother in law
BF/GF================= boyfriend/ girlfriend
BFN ================== Bye for now
BG =================== Big Grin
BOP ================== back on program
BRB ================== Be right back
BTW ================= By the way
BTDT ================= been there done that


DGMW ================ Don't get me wrong
DGMS ================ Don't get me started
DH =================== dear husband (d*** husband)
DOP ================= day on program
DD =================== Darling daughter
DS =================== Darling son
DW ================== Darling wife

*EG* ================= evil grin

FAQ ================= Frequently Asked Questions
F2F ================== face to face
FIDO ================= forget it and drive on
FIL=================== father in law
FWIW ================ for what it's worth
FYA ================= For your amusement
FYI ================== For your information

*G* ================== grin
GAL! ================= Get A Life!
GMAB ================ Give Me a Break
GMTA! =============== Great Minds Think Alike!
GR&D ================ Grinning, running, and ducking
GS ================== Darling grandson
GD ================== Darling granddaughter
GM ================== Grandmother
GF ================== Grandfather

HHOK ================ Ha ha, only kidding
HHOS ================ Ha ha, only serious
HTD ================= Have to Disagree...
HTH ================= Hope this Helps

ICBINB =============== I can't believe it's not butter spray
IIRC ================= If I remember correctly
IAC ================== In any case
ICAM ================= I Couldn't Agree More
ICHSIB =============== I Couldn't Have Said It Better
ID =================== I Disagree
IDTS ================= I Don't Think So!
IIRC ================= If I Recall Correctly
IMAO ================ In my arrogant opinion
IME ================== In My Experience
IMHO ================= In my humble opinion
IMNSHO =============== In my not-so-humble opinion
IMO ================== In My Opinion
IOW ================== In other words
IRL ================== In Real Life
IRT ================== In Real Time
ISC ================== I Stand Corrected
IKHYF ================ I know how you feel
IKWYM =============== I know what you mean
ITA ================== I totally agree
ISTM ================= It seems to me

J/K ================== just kidding
JMHO ================ Just my humble opinion

KOKO ================ keep on keeping on
KUTGW =============== keep up the good work
KWIM ================ know what I mean?

l8r ================== Later
LBAY ================ Laughing Back At You
lmao ================ Laughing my arse off
LMHO =============== laughing my head off
lol ================== Laughing out loud
LTNS ================ long time no see

MM ================= metal monster (THE SCALE)
MIL================= mother in law
Newbie ============== a new person to the board (You!!)
NBIF ================ No basis in fact
NBIR ================ No basis in reality
NRN ================ No response necessary
NP ================= No problem

OT ==================Off Topic
OIC =================Oh I see
OMG ================ Oh My God!
OTOH =============== On the other hand
OP ================= on program

pm ================= Private message


ROTFL =============== Rolling on the floor laughing
ROTFLMAO =========== rolling on the floor laughing my fat a** off
ROTFWTIME =========== rolling on the floor with tears in my eyes
ROTFPIMP ============ rolling on the floor peeing in my pants
ROTFLMAOPMP ======== Rolling On The Floor, Laughing, Peeing My Pants

*S* ================== smile
SIL================== sister in law
SO ================== significant other
SOP ================= stay on program

TIA ================== thanks in advance
THX ================= thanks
TMI ================= Too much information
TTFN ================ ta ta for now
TTOTM =============== that time of the month
TTYL ================ talk to you later


WB ================== Welcome back
w/i or WI ============== weigh in
WTG ================= Way (weigh) to go
WWYD ================ what would you do?


YBS ================= You'll be sorry
YGG ================= You go girl
YGGF ================ you go girlfriend (or guy!)
YMMV==================your mileage may vary
YW ================= You're welcome



nikkiv16 12-31-2004 02:11 PM

WOW this is great stuff :cool:

Thanks for taking the time to list all of this :up:

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