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Old 04.01.2012, 15:09
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Re: Abbreviations used in the English Forum.

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I'd add one more:
BS = brown sugar
If that is indeed the case, it's amazing that people have trouble finding brown sugar. From what I've seen, this forum is full of BS.
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Old 04.01.2012, 15:09
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I'd add one more:
BS = brown sugar
As in "Why are these discussions always full of BS?".
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Old 04.01.2012, 15:15
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Re: Abbreviations used in the English Forum.

don't forget:

LSMMTUAFIMC

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Old 04.01.2012, 15:20
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don't forget:

LSMMYUAFIMC
your yamaka?
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Old 04.01.2012, 15:22
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Re: Abbreviations used in the English Forum.

One that got me asking was OH and there is a forum member (dont remember who) that uses SOH

OH= other half
SOH= swiss other half
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Old 04.01.2012, 15:25
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your yamaka?


awww crap! no excuse there except stubby fingers.

Good catch--i'll return to my cave :P
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Old 04.01.2012, 15:30
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I prefer to write in the English language, but for those others, here is the big story http://www.netlingo.com/acronyms.php
TLAs are a valid part of the English language.

Things like gr8t, lulz (sorry Ouchboy) etc. are not.
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Old 04.01.2012, 15:37
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TLAs are a valid part of the English language.

Things like gr8t, lulz (sorry Ouchboy) etc. are not.

yeah? well, Charles Dickens would disagree...

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awww crap! no excuse there except stubby fingers.

Biatch, M, Y ,T and U are not that close to each other...
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Old 04.01.2012, 15:48
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Biatch, M, Y ,T and U are not that close to each other...

American keyboard, my T and Y are next to each other. T and A is waiting at home.
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Old 04.01.2012, 15:51
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Re: Abbreviations used in the English Forum.

FFS peeps, longbyt said no OT!
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Old 04.01.2012, 16:20
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Biatch, M, Y ,T and U are not that close to each other...

Wutchu talkin' 'bout, Willis? Y, T, U are right next to each other.
Unless you're actually using the German keyboard then you can take out the Y.
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Old 04.01.2012, 20:03
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Re: Abbreviations used in the English Forum.

IDETTTBSF

IDETTTBSF = I didn't expect this Thread to be so funny.


Great ideas on here.

I think what I'll do is take the more useful ones and paste them into the first post so that they can be easily found.
I'll leave the NTOTT posts as they are fun to read and everyone will see who came up with the various suggestions.

I only hope putting them in will not encourage folk to use toooo many of them. However, as they do get used whether we like it or not, we might as well make them comprehensible to Oldies, Goldies, Aliens etc.

NTFOTP = Not too far off-topic posts
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Old 04.01.2012, 22:49
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Re: Abbreviations used in the English Forum.

Thank you so much Longbyt because many of them I had no idea what they meant!
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Old 04.01.2012, 23:03
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FFS peeps, longbyt said no OT!
I capitulated. Just keep it more or less on course if you can guys. Sometimes one has to admit that one is fighting a losing battle. As long as I can put the actual abbreviations into the first post, I don't suppose it matters all that much.
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Old 05.01.2012, 00:03
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I capitulated. Just keep it more or less on course if you can guys. Sometimes one has to admit that one is fighting a losing battle. As long as I can put the actual abbreviations into the first post, I don't suppose it matters all that much.

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Old 05.01.2012, 00:06
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Re: Abbreviations used in the English Forum.

Honestly, Longbyt, you make things too easy! Half the fun of joining EF was looking up the abbbreviations in the Urban Dictionary...

However, for Uncle Max's sake, can I suggest we add "CH = Switzerland" to the list...

Additional ones:
UM = Uncle Max
DB = Dougal's Breakfast
MN = Mathnut
GG = GrumpyGrapefruit
UTH = Upthehatters2008
LiB = Lostinbroad*
VI = Village Idiot**
SC = Swiss Cheddar***




* LiB... how could I forget LiB...
** 'cos based on his cost of living and can I afford it and tax threads he deserves to be there...
*** 'cos he moaned about being missed - how gauche is that...

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FWIW MHOTY


That would be For What Is Worth
My Honest Opinion To You?
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That would be For What Is Worth
My Honest Opinion To You?
my hat's off to you
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Re: Abbreviations used in the English Forum.

YMMV - your mileage may vary
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Old 05.01.2012, 00:58
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FFS peeps, longbyt said no OT!
had to google and according to NetLingo:

For F*** Sake
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