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I am sorry I am new to this...

Could someone explain to me all of the abbreviations?? I am starting to understand that DH is husband...SO is signifigant other, and bb is children... but if i am wrong could you correct me and could you tell me what the other ones mean?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:32 AM on Aug. 27, 2009 in Pregnancy

Answers (10)
  • 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
    sweetmoonem

    Answer by sweetmoonem at 10:35 AM on Aug. 27, 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
    sweetmoonem

    Answer by sweetmoonem at 10:36 AM on Aug. 27, 2009

  • 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
    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)
    sweetmoonem

    Answer by sweetmoonem at 10:37 AM on Aug. 27, 2009

  • 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
    sweetmoonem

    Answer by sweetmoonem at 10:37 AM on Aug. 27, 2009

  • I had the same problem when I first came on here. :)
    sweetmoonem

    Answer by sweetmoonem at 10:37 AM on Aug. 27, 2009

  • Oh wow...I have a few months in CM and I never knew this...lol thanks
    MommyOfJayden23

    Answer by MommyOfJayden23 at 10:55 AM on Aug. 27, 2009

  • What GL means?
    MommyOfJayden23

    Answer by MommyOfJayden23 at 10:56 AM on Aug. 27, 2009

  • good luck
    busymamma503

    Answer by busymamma503 at 11:07 AM on Aug. 27, 2009

  • no problem ;)
    sweetmoonem

    Answer by sweetmoonem at 11:16 AM on Aug. 27, 2009

  • haha thank you guys, i will probably refer to this question anytime i dont understand haha
    swesolek6

    Answer by swesolek6 at 3:52 PM on Aug. 27, 2009

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