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Old 09.01.2012, 09:26
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Re: Abbreviations used in the English Forum.

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Additional ones:
UM = Uncle Max
DB = Dougal's Breakfast
MN = Mathnut
GG = GrumpyGrapefruit
What about "LIB"? And "TTWROASARF,HWNMNBM"?

Oh, and for the main list;

135K - 135,000 CHF; the bread line in Switzerland, below which one cannot be expected to live - In ancient times this was spelt 120K.
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Old 09.01.2012, 09:34
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Re: Abbreviations used in the English Forum.

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And LIB....how could anyone forget LIB
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What about "LIB"? And "TTWROASARF,HWNMNBM"?

Oh, and for the main list;

135K - 135,000 CHF; the bread line in Switzerland, below which one cannot be expected to live - In ancient times this was spelt 120K.
Am I on your blocked user list?
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Old 09.01.2012, 10:39
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Re: Abbreviations used in the English Forum.

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What about "LIB"? And "TTWROASARF,HWNMNBM"?

Oh, and for the main list;

135K - 135,000 CHF; the bread line in Switzerland, below which one cannot be expected to live - In ancient times this was spelt 120K.
Thank you, at least someone is thinking of me.
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Old 09.01.2012, 11:07
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Re: Abbreviations used in the English Forum.

I just would like to add an abbreviation which might look absolutely normal to an English native, but left me wondering for some days till I finally got it:

DIY - Do it yourself

I thought at the beginning it was a misspelled DUI (which I know what it is because I saw too many cop/murder series...)
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Thank you, at least someone is thinking of me.
I refer you to my previous post.
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Old 09.01.2012, 12:05
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I refer you to my previous post.
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Old 09.01.2012, 12:39
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Re: Abbreviations used in the English Forum.

F.F.S : For Forum's Sake
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Old 09.01.2012, 12:51
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Re: Abbreviations used in the English Forum.

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And LIB....how could anyone forget LIB
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What about "LIB"?
FTFY - fixed that for you

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Old 09.01.2012, 13:10
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F.F.S : For Forum's Sake
close enough....
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Old 09.01.2012, 16:17
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What about "LIB"?
OYEYNT = open your eyes you Northern t***
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Old 09.01.2012, 16:55
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What about "LIB"?
OYEYNT = open your eyes you Northern t***
GAR = get a room you two... oh wait...
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Old 10.01.2012, 02:39
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Re: Abbreviations used in the English Forum.

ASAP, we forgot the boring asap.

And WMR, wasting moderator's resources...










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Old 10.01.2012, 03:14
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Kinky French Citizens?
Now, I understand the real reason for all of the trips to France. Supposedly, for chicken.
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Old 08.02.2012, 00:19
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Re: Abbreviations used in the English Forum.

Today, I came across learned a new one on the EF.
"DILLIGAF"
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MG's SIL = MacGregor's Son In Law
SIL- Sister In Law
MIL- Mother In Law

Am really surprised none of the EFfers mentioned "MILF" ?

aah, here's another one - "EFfer "!!
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Old 20.02.2012, 15:34
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Re: Abbreviations used in the English Forum.

Well, too many shortcuts for me.
Some day we'll find such a conversation...

OMG!
IANAL but AFAIK your MIL FTFY Son.
IMHO IRL your OH should DIY.
BTW IIRC your BIL paid the bil.
HTH.
Mom.

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Old 20.02.2012, 16:13
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Re: Abbreviations used in the English Forum.

We already do get posts similar to this. But, like the two or more full lines of a foreign language, they usually get deleted with a polite request for a re-post without the txt spk or, in the case of the foreign language ones, in English. Which is just one more reason why Moderators are so popular.
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Re: SWISS Business Class or Economy advice needed

I am a newbie and i would like to know what all the accronyms are - what is: OH, LO, OP
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Old 15.01.2013, 21:57
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I am a newbie and i would like to know what all the accronyms are - what is: OH, LO, OP
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It's mumsnet.com speak. YANBU
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Old 15.01.2013, 22:00
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Re: SWISS Business Class or Economy advice needed

Speaking of cringeworthy ...

OH - other half
LO - little one (I'm guessing)
OP - original poster (or original post)

EDIT -- beaten by quark.
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Re: SWISS Business Class or Economy advice needed

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It's mumsnet.com speak. YANBU
Ahhh yes here it is. Thank You Thank You - I am am glad you say: YANBU when I asked this question

http://www.mumsnet.com/info/acronyms
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