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I am reading all these posts and I have no clue what some of these abbreviations are.. BM BB DD etc... is there somewhere I can fidn out what all this shortened stuff stands for?

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jturner46

Asked by jturner46 at 11:12 AM on Nov. 20, 2010 in About CafeMom

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  • 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 = For Wha
    SweetLuci

    Answer by SweetLuci at 12:48 PM on Nov. 20, 2010


  • 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
    LO = Little One
    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
    PIOG =
    SweetLuci

    Answer by SweetLuci at 12:49 PM on Nov. 20, 2010


  • 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)
    SD = Step Daughter
    SIL = Sister-In-Law
    SMH = Shaking My Head
    SO = Significant Other
    S/O = Spin-off
    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
    SweetLuci

    Answer by SweetLuci at 12:49 PM on Nov. 20, 2010

  • i asked this same question lol when i first started this site
    chanelsparkels

    Answer by chanelsparkels at 1:17 PM on Nov. 20, 2010

  • OMG....
    ATM is Automated Teller Machines! LOL!

    RME=rolling my eyes.
    I usually just type out the words. >>>>sigh....
    kerp1960

    Answer by kerp1960 at 2:20 PM on Nov. 20, 2010

  • DH used to mean "Daddy/Husband", guess it's diff on here.
    _MommyOfEight_

    Answer by _MommyOfEight_ at 8:59 PM on Nov. 20, 2010

  • blank stare

    maya123

    Answer by maya123 at 11:57 PM on Nov. 20, 2010

  • Wow,,, I didn't know all these either.. LOL
    Anidawehiwahya

    Answer by Anidawehiwahya at 11:24 AM on Nov. 21, 2010

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