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Abbreviations...what ??

Posted by on Dec. 28, 2012 at 3:19 PM
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Can anyone explain what DH, DS, DD, LO...etc...all means? lol
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laylolilah
by Member on Dec. 28, 2012 at 3:24 PM
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Dear husband, dear son, dear daughter, little one...
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laylolilah
by Member on Dec. 28, 2012 at 3:25 PM
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There is a place that lists them, but I'm mobile and can't remember where I saw it..
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Srvp20
by New Member on Dec. 28, 2012 at 3:34 PM
Oh okay I guessed LO right lol but I always stayed wondering as I read comments what everything else meant and I'm mobile too, thank you. :)
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sjump25
by on Dec. 28, 2012 at 3:42 PM
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Frequently Asked Questions: Basics

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 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
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 = 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
SO = Significant Other
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
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sjump25
by on Dec. 28, 2012 at 3:42 PM
That should help :)
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Srvp20
by New Member on Dec. 28, 2012 at 7:08 PM
Thanx :)
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Kmakksmom
by Stefanie on Dec. 28, 2012 at 10:04 PM
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I do love that huge list up there :)

Kris_PBG
by Representative on Dec. 28, 2012 at 10:12 PM
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Welcome to the group!

merryvoice
by on Dec. 29, 2012 at 2:01 PM

I was really lost when I first got on here, too! You can look up the abbreviations on cafemom somewhere, I just don't remember where. I think when you look for groups or something. 

hayliedlr
by JoAnna on Dec. 30, 2012 at 2:55 AM


Quoting merryvoice:

I was really lost when I first got on here, too! You can look up the abbreviations on cafemom somewhere, I just don't remember where. I think when you look for groups or something. 

one of my first post I read on here was mainly abb and I was so lost

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