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help with anagrams/abbrev.....

Posted by on Dec. 13, 2012 at 11:05 AM
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Ok. I'm kinda new to the whole discussion forum website thing and I keep reading posts with all kinds of letter combos that I'm not catching onto. I mean, I get the DS,DD, dh, fil,mil, they're pretty obvious, but what do things like piog, tfs, and others mean? Help out a slow tech learning lady and reply with some of the anagrams you use and what they mean.... thanx much :-)
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sweetmissy_05
by Bronze Member on Dec. 13, 2012 at 11:08 AM

PIOG-posted in other groups

TFS-thanks for sharing.

Pammi86
by Pamela on Dec. 13, 2012 at 11:52 AM

Somewhere on here they have a list of all these things! They keep changing the website so I have no clue where to find it but I am sure someone else can help you!

Dazyjo
by on Dec. 13, 2012 at 1:33 PM
I thought there might be list somewhere, but couldn't find one......


Quoting Pammi86:

Somewhere on here they have a list of all these things! They keep changing the website so I have no clue where to find it but I am sure someone else can help you!


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MistressMinerva
by Jennifer on Dec. 13, 2012 at 1:36 PM

It was here in this group. I found it for you.


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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

splatz
by Sarah on Dec. 13, 2012 at 3:08 PM
Yep ^ You can find it at any time on the get started here post at the top of the Newcomers group. :)
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Dazyjo
by on Dec. 13, 2012 at 3:43 PM
Awesome! Thank you. Things making more sense now, lol :-)
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OliviasMommy611
by on Dec. 13, 2012 at 7:12 PM
No idea
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