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Am I the only one on here that doesn't understand the abbreviations??

There are quite a few new abbreviations on this site that I have never seen. Am I the only one that has totally misunderstandings when reading things that are abbreviated?

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FLHippyMom

Asked by FLHippyMom at 9:04 PM on Jul. 2, 2008 in About CafeMom

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  • NO it took me a while to understand them
    DH, DD and DS means dear husband, dear daughter, dear son.

    MIL, FIL, SIL, BIL, are all your in laws, mother, father, sister, brother

    SO is significant other

    BF and GF boyfriend, girlfriend

    PIOG means that they POST IT IN OTHER GROUP

    That should help you get started.
    SAHMinIL

    Answer by SAHMinIL at 9:07 PM on Jul. 2, 2008

  • I had trouble with some abbreviations too when I first came on here. What I did was I went to the answer section and put the abbreviation I didn't understand in the search box. Up came questions with the same abbreviations and their answers. There are a lot of different ones. Naturally, if you can't find it by all means ask. :)

    *hugs* and welcome to the site!
    amethystrse

    Answer by amethystrse at 9:13 PM on Jul. 2, 2008

  • Hahahaha. This was so me too when I started joining baby websites. You'll get the hang of it. =]
    Blueberryplz

    Answer by Blueberryplz at 11:00 PM on Jul. 2, 2008

  • Hi FLHippyMom,

    There is a list of commonly used acronyms on the CafeMom Newcomer's Group:

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

    Enjoy!

    ^The CafeMom Admin Team
    CafeMom Admin

    Answer by CafeMom Admin at 10:05 AM on Nov. 11, 2008

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