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What do the abbreviations mean?

Hey I'm real new to the site and I read different things.... can someone please fill me in on what some of the abbreviations are so I can know what everyone is talking about without trying to guess? THANKS! LOL

 
youngmomofms

Asked by youngmomofms at 5:08 PM on Feb. 9, 2009 in About CafeMom

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  • Liansmommie

    Answer by Liansmommie at 8:23 PM on Feb. 9, 2009

  • AC = Adopted Child
    AF = Aunt Flo
    AP= Attachment Parenting
    ATM = At the Moment
    AYT = Are You There
    BBL = Be Back Later
    BF = Boy Friend (also sometimes best friend, breast-feeding or breakfast, depending on context!!)
    BFN = Big Fat Negative
    BFP = Big Fat Positive
    BIL = Brother-In-Law
    BL = Belly Laugh
    BRB = Be Right Back
    BTW = By The Way
    CIO = Crying It Out
    CM = CafeMom
    CYL = Catch Ya' Later
    DD = Dearest Daughter, Darling Daughter, etc
    DF = Dear/Darling Fiance'
    DH = Dear Hubby (Or Husband), Darling Hubby, Darn Hubby, Dumb Hubby, etc
    DIKU = Do I Know You
    DS = Dearest Son, Darling Son, etc (can also mean Direct Sales)
    DSA = Direct Selling Association
    ETA = Estimated Time of Arrival or Edited To Add
    F2F = Face To Face
    FAQ = Frequently Asked Question
    FC = Foster Child
    FIL = Father-In-Law
    FTW = For The Win
    FWIW
    MamaChamp

    Answer by MamaChamp at 5:11 PM on Feb. 9, 2009

  • DH - Dear Husband
    DS - Dear son
    DD - Dear Daughter
    SS - Stepson
    SD - Stepdaugher
    PIOG - Posted in other group
    OP - Original Poster
    PP - Previous Poster

    Those are a few.
    feesharose

    Answer by feesharose at 5:12 PM on Feb. 9, 2009

  • FWIW = For What It's Worth
    GF = Girl Friend
    HTH = Hope That Helps
    IKWYM = I Know What You Mean
    IM = Instant Message
    IMHO = In My Humble/Honest Opinion
    IRL = In Real Life
    ISO = In Search Of
    ITA = I Totally Agree
    JK = Just Kidding
    JMO = Just My Opinion/Observation
    JUD = Jumping Up And Down
    KWIM = Know What I Mean
    LMAO = Laughing My A$$ Off
    LMBO = Laughing My Butt Off
    LOL = Laughing Out Loud or Lots Of Laughs
    MB = Message Board
    MD = Meltdown
    MIL = Mother-In-Law
    MIS/DS = Mom's In Sales Direct Selling
    NAD = Nursing At Desk
    NAK = Nursing At Keyboard
    OIC = Oh I See
    OMG = Oh My Gosh
    OP = Original Poster
    OT = Off Topic
    OTOH = On The Other Hand
    PIOG = Posted In Other Groups
    PITA = Pain In The Acronyms
    PM = Private Message
    POV = Point Of View
    PP = Previous Poster
    PTMM = Please Tell Me More
    MamaChamp

    Answer by MamaChamp at 5:16 PM on Feb. 9, 2009

  • RAK/DAK=Random Acts Of Kindness/Deliberate Acts Of Kindness
    RE = Rolling Eyes
    ROFL or ROTFL = Rolling On The Floor Laughing
    ROFLMBO = Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Butt Off
    SAH(M) =Stay At Home (Mom)
    SD = Step Daughter
    SIL = Sister-In-Law
    SO = Significant Other
    SS = Step Son
    STBX = Soon To Be Ex
    TIA = Thanks In Advance
    TMI = Too Much Information
    TOM = Time Of The Month
    TTC = Trying To Conceive
    TTYL = Talk To You Later
    TY = Thank You
    WAH(M) = Work At Home (Mom)
    WOTH(M) = Work Outside the Home (Mom)
    WB = Welcome Back
    WTG = Way To Go
    WTH = What The Heck

    Lol, but we don't use all these. This was from the Cafe Mom Newcomers group. The ones that we use often you will learn really fast!
    MamaChamp

    Answer by MamaChamp at 5:17 PM on Feb. 9, 2009