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where can i figure out all of the abbrevations that y'all use on here?? hahah

im stumped on most of these things and dont get on here often .... I know what AF means ... and a couple others .... what is BD??? help!

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ktothab66

Asked by ktothab66 at 1:59 PM on Aug. 22, 2010 in About CafeMom

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  • WRITING IN ALL CAPITALS - SHOUTING

    BUMP - Bring Up My Post! When someone posts "bump" in a reply to a post, they are bringing the whole thread to the top of the group so more people will see it. The posts on the group are in order of when the last reply was added.

    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
    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 2:02 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • cafemom newcomers group.....
    http://www.cafemom.com/group/416/forums/read/11442691/The_CafeMom_Help_Desk_Ask_Questions_Here_FAQs_Tips_and_Abbreviations
    scroll down to the 2nd reply
    Shani527

    Answer by Shani527 at 2:02 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • 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 = 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
    PIO
    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 2:03 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • 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)
    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
    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 2:03 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • Hi ktothab66,


    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 2:03 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • thank you everyone!!!!!!!
    ktothab66

    Comment by ktothab66 (original poster) at 2:10 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

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