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im new wat do all the acronyms mean?

dh? ds? bump? and whatever else ppl use here?

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Asked by Amanda120486 at 4:23 PM on Jun. 26, 2010 in About CafeMom

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  • 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
    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

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 4:28 PM on Jun. 26, 2010

  • 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 Acronyms
    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

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 4:29 PM on Jun. 26, 2010

  • SAH(M) =Stay at Home (Mom)
    SD = Step Daughter
    SIL = Sister-in-Law
    SO = Significant Other
    SS = Step Son
    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

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 4:29 PM on Jun. 26, 2010

  • Bump moves a post to the top.
    DH = dear/darling husband (sometimes dumb husband)
    DS = darling son
    DD = darling daughter
    SS = step son
    SD = step daughter
    PIOG = posted in other group
    IMO = in my opinion
    IMHO = in my humble (or honest) opinion
    BFP = big fat positive (in regards to a pregnancy test)
    BFN = big fat negative (pregnancy test)

    There's a whole list of them. I usually don't even have to think about them anymore o I'm having trouble remembering most of them. LOL

    Answer by momof3inTN at 4:30 PM on Jun. 26, 2010

  • Hi,

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


    Cafe Amber

    Cafe Amber

    Answer by Cafe Amber at 6:31 AM on Jun. 27, 2010

  • thank u guys! appreciate it! i was very confused trying to figure out all the lingo :)

    Comment by Amanda120486 (original poster) at 3:39 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

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