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Cafe mom Lingo

okay So I was reading a bunch of posts and I have no idea what half of them are supposed to say what do all the abbriviated words mean? is there like a page with all of them on it? I feel so out of the loop!

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Asked by jaydonsmommy75 at 4:07 PM on Jun. 8, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • In the group intros they sometimes have the the abbreviated words and what they mean.

    Answer by booger14 at 4:09 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • dd=dear daughter
    ds=dear son
    SO= significant other
    BF= boyfriend
    DH=dear husband
    MIL=mother in law
    ss=step son
    sd=step daughter
    ebf=exclusively breastfed
    erf=extended rear facing
    ff=formula fed

    those should help you get started and if you see any in the question that aren't listed feel free to ask and people are typically happy to fill you in :)

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 4:16 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • oh and CM = cafemom

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 4:16 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • Rosehawk

    Answer by Rosehawk at 4:18 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • There is a list of commonly used acronyms in the CafeMom Newcomer's Club:


    //The CafeMom Admin Team

    CafeMom Admin

    Answer by CafeMom Admin at 4:19 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • I am not sure which one's you are seeing but here are a few to help you get started:

    DH - Dear husband

    DF - Dear fiance

    DD - Dear daughter

    DS -Dear son S

    S - Step son

    SD - Step daughter

    SO - Significant other

    BF - Boyfriend (also sometimes best friend, breast-feeding or breakfast, depending on context!!)

    GF - Girlfriend

    JMHO - Just my honest opinion

    BTW = By The Way

    CM = CafeMom

    For a more complete list click here


    Answer by theMOMmission at 4:20 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • thanks guys!!!!

    Comment by jaydonsmommy75 (original poster) at 4:21 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

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