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TEACH ME ALL THESE ABBREVIATIONS & THEIR MEANINGS EX:DH, SO, MIL

SO I HAVE FIGURED OUT A FEW BUT I'M NEW TO THIS AND DONT UNDERSTAND THEM. I WANT TO BE ABLE TO READ THE POST W/O SCRATCHING MY HEAD LOL THX LADIES

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ProudMammaMia

Asked by ProudMammaMia at 3:08 AM on Jul. 27, 2009 in About CafeMom

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  • Hi ProudMammaMia,

    There is a list of commonly used acronyms in the CafeMom Newcomer's Club:

    http://www.cafemom.com/group/416/boards/read.php?post_id=381417

    Enjoy!

    <> The CafeMom Admin Team
    CafeMom Admin

    Answer by CafeMom Admin at 3:11 AM on Jul. 27, 2009

  • Lol. I was in the same boat a little bit ago and sometimes still am if I they are ones I haven't heard before. '
    DH- Dear husband
    SO- Significant other
    DS-dear son
    DD-dear daughter
    MIL-mother in law
    SIL-sister in law
    those are the main ones i can think of now but if u see one u dont know or i didn;t explain go ahead and ask me.
    Bamzakarat

    Answer by Bamzakarat at 3:13 AM on Jul. 27, 2009

  • Here are some more that I didn't know:
    PIOG Posted in other group
    KWIM know what I mean
    IMO in my opinion
    I cut and pasted the link for you..
    AC = Adopted child
    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!!)
    BIL = Brother-in-Law
    BL = Belly Laugh
    BRB = Be Right Back
    BTW = By the Way
    CM = CafeMom
    CYL = Catch Ya' Later
    DD = Dearest Daughter, Darling Daughter, etc
    say_tay

    Answer by say_tay at 8:45 AM on Jul. 27, 2009

  • 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
    FWIW = For What It's Worth
    GF = Girl Friend
    HTH = Hope That Helps


    say_tay

    Answer by say_tay at 8:46 AM on Jul. 27, 2009

  • 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
    LMAO = Laughing my a$$ 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
    OIC = Oh I see
    OMG = Oh My Gosh
    OT = Off Topic
    OTOH = On The Other Hand
    PIOG = Posted in Other Groups
    PITA = Pain in the AcronymsPOV = Point of View
    PP = Previous PosterPTMM = Please Tell Me More
    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
    say_tay

    Answer by say_tay at 8:47 AM on Jul. 27, 2009

  • 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
    say_tay

    Answer by say_tay at 8:47 AM on Jul. 27, 2009

  • I hate abbreviations! Not that it matters, but since we were on the topic.
    BJoan

    Answer by BJoan at 9:52 AM on Jul. 27, 2009

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