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What are the abbreviations.....such as DS ?


Asked by Auntpittypat at 9:01 PM on Apr. 23, 2011 in About CafeMom

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  • Here is a list that I found:

    Some Common Abbreviations


    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 Hubb

    Answer by AllAboutKeeley at 9:06 PM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • Just a few

    DS - Dear Son
    DD - Dear Daughter
    DH - Dear Husband
    SO - Significant Other
    SS - Step Son
    SD - Step Daughter
    BM - Birth Mom
    MIL - Mother In Law
    DIL - Daughter In Law
    FIL - Father In Law
    SIL - Son In Law

    Answer by AllAboutKeeley at 9:03 PM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • DS=dear son

    Answer by louise2 at 9:03 PM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • SIL can also be sister in law. theres a list floating around here somewhere

    Answer by Nicoles2LilRams at 9:05 PM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • BF = breast feeding
    BIL = brother in law
    C/S = child support
    DD = dear daughter
    DF = dear father
    DS = dear son
    FIL = father in law
    LO = little one
    MIL = mother in law
    SIL = sister in law
    SD = step daughter
    SO = significant other
    SS = step son
    TTC = trying to conceive

    Answer by Mel30248 at 9:05 PM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • 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 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

    Answer by AllAboutKeeley at 9:07 PM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • 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 = 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 = Tal

    Answer by AllAboutKeeley at 9:07 PM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • Good question!

    Answer by jessiskinner200 at 9:08 PM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • 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

    Stupid maximum character thing....

    Answer by AllAboutKeeley at 9:08 PM on Apr. 23, 2011