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    Default Forum Abbreviations

    A

    24/7 - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

    AAMOF - As A Matter Of Fact

    AF - Aunt Flow, reference to menstrual cycle

    AFAIK - As Far As I Know

    AFAIU - As Far As I Understand

    AISI - As I See It

    AKA - Also Known As

    ANY1 - Anyone

    ASAP - As Soon As Possible

    ASL - Age/ Sex/ Location?

    ATB - All The Best

    ATTN - Attention

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    B

    B4 - Before

    B4N - Bye For Now

    BBL - Be Back Later

    BBS - Be Back Soon

    BC or B/C - Birth Control or Because

    BF - Breastfeeding, Breastfed or Boyfriend

    BIL - Brother In Law

    BION - Believe It Or Not

    BOL - Best Of Luck

    BRB - Be Right Back

    BTW - By The Way

    BWL - Bursting With Laughter

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    C

    C&P - Copy & Paste

    CAW - Children Are Watching

    CIO - Crying It Out

    CU - See you

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    D

    DD - Dear/Darling Daughter

    DH - Dear/Darling/D*mn Husband

    DIM - Do It Myself

    DIY - Do It Yourself

    DK - Don't Know

    DLG - Devilish Little Grin

    DOB - Date Of Birth

    DS - Dear/Darling Son

    DW - Dear/Darling/D*mn Wife

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    E

    EOD - End Of Discussion

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    F

    F2F - Face To Face

    FAQ - Frequently Asked Question(s)

    FIL - Father In Law

    FWIW - For What It's Worth

    FYI - For Your Information

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    G

    GA - Go Ahead

    GBH&K - Great Big Hugs & Kisses

    GF - Girlfriend

    GG - Gotta Go

    GL - Good Luck

    GLG - Goofy Little Grin

    GMTA - Great Minds Think Alike

    GR8 - Great

    GTG - Got To Go

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    H

    HAK - Hugs And Kisses

    HAND - Have A Nice Day

    H&K - Hugs & Kisses

    HP - Home Page

    HTH - Hope This Helps

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    I

    IB - I'm Back

    ICQ - I Seek You [an Internet messaging system]

    ICU - I see you

    IME - In My Experience

    IMHO - In My Humble Opinion

    IMO - In My Opinion

    IOU - I Owe You

    ISO - In Search Of

    ISP - Internet Service Provider

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    J

    JK - Just Kidding or Junior Kindergarten

    J/K - Just Kidding

    JMHO - Just My Humble Opinion

    JMO - Just My Opinion

    JSYK - Just So You Know

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    K

    KISS - Keep It Simple Stupid

    KWIM - Know What I Mean

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    L

    L8R - Later

    LALL - Live And Let Live

    LMK - Let Me Know

    LOAO - Laughing Our A*ses Off

    LOL - Laughing Out Loud

    LTM - Laughing To Myself

    LTNS - Long Time No See

    LY - Love ya

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    M

    M8 - Mate

    ME2 - Me Too

    MIL - Mother In Law

    MOF - Matter Of Fact

    MYOB - Mind Your Own Business

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    N

    NBD - No Big Deal

    NBTD - Nothing Better To Do

    NE1 - Anyone

    NIMBY - Not In My Back Yard

    NLT - No Later Than

    NM - Never Mind or No Message

    NOYB - None Of Your Business

    NP - No Problem

    NT - No Text

    NTG - Not Too Good

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    O

    OIC - Oh I See

    OTOH - On The Other Hand

    OW - Oh Well

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    P

    PDQ - Pretty D*mn Quick

    PLS - Please

    POV - Point Of View

    PTB - Powers That Be

    PTMM - Please Tell Me More

    PTMY - Pleased To Meet You

    PMSL - Peeing myself Laughing

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    Q

    QT - Cutie

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    R

    RE - Regarding

    ROFL - Rolling On Floor Laughing

    ROFLMAO - Rolling On Floor Laughing My A*s Off

    ROFLMHO - Rolling On Floor Laughing My Head Off

    ROFLOL - Rolling On the Floor Laughing Out Loud

    ROTFLSHISMC - Rolling On The Floor Laughing So Hard I Spilt My Coffee

    ROTM - Right On The Money

    RSN - Real Soon Now

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    S

    SAHM - Stay At Home Mom

    SAHP - Stay At Home Parent

    SAR - Smart A*s Remark

    SCNR - Sorry, Could Not Resist

    SETE - Smiling Ear To Ear

    SIL - Sister In Law

    SIT - Stay In Touch

    SO - Significant Other

    SOL - Sh*t Out of Luck

    SPAM - SPiced hAM [a common term on the Internet used to refer to unsolicited bulk e-mail]

    SRY - Sorry

    STS - So To Speak

    SS - Step Son

    SD - Step Daughter

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    T

    TAF - That's All Folks

    TAFN - That's All For Now

    TBC - To Be Continued

    TGIF - Thank God It's Friday

    TIA - Thanks In Advance

    TLC - Tender Loving Care

    THX - Thanks

    TROLL - To deliberately provoke an argument in a newsgroup, forum or chat room

    TTC -Trying To Conceive

    TTFN - Ta Ta For Now

    TWIMC - To Whom It May Concern

    TY - Thank You

    TYVM - Thank You Very Much

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    V

    VBG - Very Big Grin

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    W

    W8 - Wait

    WB - Welcome Back

    WBS - Write Back Soon

    WOM - Word Of Mouth

    WTG - Way To Go!

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    Y

    YKWIM - You Know What I Mean

    YT - Yours Truly

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    Thanks so much . . . been getting the courage to ask, didnt want to look stupid (it aint hard)

    I had worked a few out!

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    you should maybe pass on to pauline to put a sticky on this thread, very usefull.
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    Quote Originally Posted by peanuts View Post
    you should maybe pass on to pauline to put a sticky on this thread, very usefull.
    It's ok that is what Pip was doing. The original got lost so she has redone it - thanks Pip
    Pauline x

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pauline View Post
    It's ok that is what Pip was doing. The original got lost so she has redone it - thanks Pip
    you are more than welcome and it was no bother - C&P (see abbreviations) is brilliant!!

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    Glad I found this, I had to keep asking Pauline what a DD, DH, DS, LO etc is, now I can just look on here.

    I won't be using them myself though, I prefer to spell things out, after all those years in the printing trade some of it has rubbed off.
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    As I am new to all this I am finding this very helpful. Thanks

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    you have forgotten one that took me ages to work it out what it was and its IYKWIM

    thanks for the list it will help lots

    xxxxxx
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trouble View Post
    you have forgotten one that took me ages to work it out what it was and its IYKWIM

    thanks for the list it will help lots

    xxxxxx
    Got it.......If You Know What I Mean
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    Very useful - I'd worked most of them out!! Maybe the thread could be linked to the welcome message?
    LO was missed off this list - I guess it means Little One?

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    LO = Little One
    &
    IYSWIM = If You See What I Mean

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    Quote Originally Posted by judisteve View Post
    Maybe the thread could be linked to the welcome message?
    Good idea, I will do just that!
    Pauline x

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    What about shorthand for things relating to CM and EY?

    I keep seeing ecm and i aren't sure what this stands for as of yet. :/ I bet it's blatently obvious when someone tells me.




    EDIT: I just worked it out, i can't believe how dense i was! haha (Every child matters)
    Last edited by Kezzle; 26-03-2011 at 06:32 PM.

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