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Posted by on Dec. 8, 2011 at 11:53 AM
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OK Ive noticed alot of women using abbreviations.. i dont get what they mean....lol Whats DD??
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splatz
by Sarah on Dec. 8, 2011 at 12:04 PM
Dd = dear daughter

Let me find you the list.
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splatz
by Sarah on Dec. 8, 2011 at 12:06 PM
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on 6/4/10 at 9:41am 

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This list can always be found on the 1st page of The Newcomers Club in the The CafeMom Help Desk - Getting started on CafeMom post.

Some Common Abbreviations

WRITING IN ALL CAPITALS - SHOUTING

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 (can also mean Cervical Mucous)
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
DW = Dear/Darling Wife
ETA = Estimated Time of Arrival or Edited To Add
F2F = Face To Face
FAQ = Frequently Asked Question
FC = Foster Child
FIL = Father-In-Law
FF = Formula Feed or Forward Facing (car seat)
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
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
SFAG = Stolen From Another Group
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
TFS = Thanks for Sharing
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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NatashaOlivia
by on Dec. 8, 2011 at 12:09 PM
Ahhh man I've been looking for this cos I know the majority of them but DD was throwing me. Thaaaanks!!
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goddess99
by Michelle on Dec. 8, 2011 at 12:32 PM

There's more too, it really depends on the conversation.

BM birth mom

BD bio dad

etc etc etc

delanna6two
by Platinum Member on Dec. 8, 2011 at 12:47 PM

Thanks for the list....some I use...some I don't know:)

ZakkarysMom
by Gold Member on Dec. 8, 2011 at 1:16 PM
lol I will have to write those down. Thanks. :)


Quoting splatz:

Posted by Cafe Robin

on 6/4/10 at 9:41am 



report



This list can always be found on the 1st page of The Newcomers Club in the The CafeMom Help Desk - Getting started on CafeMom post.



Some Common Abbreviations



WRITING IN ALL CAPITALS - SHOUTING



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 (can also mean Cervical Mucous)

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

DW = Dear/Darling Wife

ETA = Estimated Time of Arrival or Edited To Add

F2F = Face To Face

FAQ = Frequently Asked Question

FC = Foster Child

FIL = Father-In-Law

FF = Formula Feed or Forward Facing (car seat)

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

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

SFAG = Stolen From Another Group

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

TFS = Thanks for Sharing

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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EthansMom101207
by on Dec. 8, 2011 at 1:27 PM

Thank you for sharing the list in the comments. 

& I was in the same boat reading and now knowing what it was.

splatz
by Sarah on Dec. 8, 2011 at 10:31 PM
You ladies can find it in the Newcomers group in the top highlighted posts. I think its called getting started on CM or something like that. That way you can always refer back to it. :)
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splatz
by Sarah on Dec. 9, 2011 at 1:19 PM
Bump!
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