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Old 19.05.2015, 11:57
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Re: Abbreviations used in the English Forum.

It would be nice if EF members mentioned what their abbreviations mean.

Today we had,

P1 P2
in the context of young children in school (Pupil 1 and Pupil 2 ?)

HI in the context of privacy violations (At first I thought Human Interface, but then maybe Health Insurance?)

please state the obvious...
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Old 19.05.2015, 12:03
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HI in the context of privacy violations (At first I thought Human Interface, but then maybe Health Insurance?)
Unless they edited afterwards, that was explained (it was quoted six minutes later, so I guess it was updated fairly quickly if not)
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Yesterday I sent an email to my health insurance (HI)
But, yeah, there are some odd abbreviations/pronouns used sometimes.
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Old 19.05.2015, 12:08
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It would be nice if EF members mentioned what their abbreviations mean.

Today we had,

P1 P2
in the context of young children in school (Pupil 1 and Pupil 2 ?)



please state the obvious...
Primary 1 and primary 2. It's obvious if you've got school age children.
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Old 19.05.2015, 16:48
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Re: Abbreviations used in the English Forum.

Is it true that Tiara is a recursive acronym?
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Old 19.05.2015, 16:59
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Is it true that Tiara is a recursive acronym?
a bit like

GNU = GNU's not Unix

and

DVD = Digital Versatile DVD
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Old 05.08.2015, 14:37
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Re: Abbreviations used in the English Forum.

Not exactly abbreviations but very useful things to know

From Mirfield, the bbcodes.
Striking through, underlining, bold, italic etc.

All those little fun things with which you might be able to impress other members.
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Old 05.08.2015, 15:10
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Re: Abbreviations used in the English Forum.

There was one this morning on another thread that I had to Google: UHNW. It's Ultra High Net Worth for individuals whose net worth is north of 30 million.
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Old 06.08.2015, 10:11
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There was one this morning on another thread that I had to Google: UHNW. It's Ultra High Net Worth for individuals whose net worth is north of 30 million.
Isn't that everyone on English Forum?
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Old 06.08.2015, 10:14
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Isn't that everyone on English Forum?
I'm sure I could find a currency that would apply. ZWD to the rescue! (I bet that phrase has never been used before.)
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Old 06.08.2015, 10:17
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I'm sure I could find a currency that would apply. ZWD to the rescue! (I bet that phrase has never been used before.)
Usually in USD - so you only need to get that 29,943,793 USD and you'll be one.
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Old 06.08.2015, 14:16
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Usually in USD - so you only need to get that 29,943,793 USD and you'll be one.
In which universe does USD 29,943,793 equal USD 30,000,000?
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In which universe does USD 29,943,793 equal USD 30,000,000?
In management accounting universe.
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Old 06.08.2015, 14:47
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In which universe does USD 29,943,793 equal USD 30,000,000?
One in which Adrian is worth more than nothing, I suppose. Difficult to imagine, but who knows?
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