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Does anyone else hate all these abbreviations as much as I do?


Asked by GomezMami2908 at 12:44 AM on Apr. 9, 2011 in About CafeMom

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  • If they are using the proper abbreviation no,  there is a cheat sheet for them, most of the ones I see are for ttc (trying to conceive) and are necessary to keep things from getting to long. However the bad grammar and spelling and short hand does get a little difficult to read and understand. There is a spell check why do people not use it.


    Answer by Graciesmom528 at 1:00 AM on Apr. 9, 2011

  • lollllll yes meeee

    Answer by kazmia at 12:53 AM on Apr. 9, 2011

  • CafeMom users use the most abbreviations I've ever seen, some just make them up! And I totally agree about the spell check, do they just think the little red lines under the words are decoration? lol

    Comment by GomezMami2908 (original poster) at 1:03 AM on Apr. 9, 2011

  • hahaha@ your comment about the red lines being decorations

    I don't mind the abbreviations as much as I do the 'text speak' type of stuff. I mean they try to shorten up a 4 letter word by making it a 3 letter word, umm durr?

    Answer by Nanixh at 1:08 AM on Apr. 9, 2011

  • Right! Is it so hard to stretch your finger to type that extra letter? LOL!

    Comment by GomezMami2908 (original poster) at 1:12 AM on Apr. 9, 2011

  • The vast majority of them are standard to most websites and have been around a lot longer than CM has. You see more of them used here because of the character limits imposed on the answer space.

    Answer by NotPanicking at 1:36 AM on Apr. 9, 2011

  • i don't mind abbreviations like TTC but I hate it when people shorten words - like wat instead of what, like Nanixh was saying above.

    Answer by M2TandM at 3:11 PM on Apr. 9, 2011