Common Acronyms used on this site

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Common Acronyms used on this site

Postby ISHATETOOSTRONG » Sat Dec 15, 2007 5:49 pm

This is a list of common acronyms used on this site. It isn't complete, so feel free to add. :lol:

DH = Dear Husband
DW = Dear Wife
DS = Dear Sister or Dear Son
DM = Dear Mom
DD= Dear Daughter
DF = Dear Father
DB = Dear Brother
SIL = Son in Law or Sister in law
MIL = Mother in law
DIL = Daugher in law
FOO= Family of Origin
PIL=Parent(s) in Law
DSF, DSM = Dear Step Father, Dear Step Mother
XDH, XDW = ex husband, ex wife

ETA=Edited to add
J/K= Joking
TMI = Too much information
KWIM? = Know what I mean?
LOL = Laugh out loud
LMAO = Laugh my ass off
ROFLMAO = Rolling on the floor laughing my ass off
IMHO = In my humble opinion
ITA = I tend to agree
OT= Off Topic
OTOH = On the other hand
N = Narcissitic
PITA = Pain in the ass
WHT or WTF = What the Hell or what the :!:
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Re: Common Acronyms used on this site

Postby NoLongerLurker » Fri Apr 25, 2008 1:54 pm

Very useful.
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Re: Common Acronyms used on this site

Postby willthetruthbetold » Sat Apr 26, 2008 4:16 am

When I use GSIL, it's short for Golden sister in law. You know, the one who can do no wrong and her excrement must be golden coins, the way the ILs act :?
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Re: Common Acronyms used on this site

Postby bittersweetoptimism » Thu Oct 01, 2009 1:31 pm

When a person puts an F in front of the name it generally means FUTURE ...... in law. NOT :!:
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Re: Common Acronyms used on this site

Postby ISHATETOOSTRONG » Thu Oct 01, 2009 1:45 pm

bittersweetoptimism wrote:When a person puts an F in front of the name it generally means FUTURE ...... in law. NOT :!:

Yes, it generally means "future." :lol:
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Re: Common Acronyms used on this site

Postby bittersweetoptimism » Fri Oct 02, 2009 7:47 am

LoL, That's hilarious! They are definitely interchangeable and sometimes one in the same. :P
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Re: Common Acronyms used on this site

Postby StarB » Tue Nov 02, 2010 11:36 pm

Why does DD stand for Dear Mom. Why isn't it "DM"? What does the second "D" stand for? I thought it stood for Daughter as in DD = Dear Daughter.
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Re: Common Acronyms used on this site

Postby ISHATETOOSTRONG » Thu Nov 04, 2010 7:07 am

StarB wrote:Why does DD stand for Dear Mom. Why isn't it "DM"? What does the second "D" stand for? I thought it stood for Daughter as in DD = Dear Daughter.


Of course DD=Dear Daughter and DM=Dear Mom

(For as long as that post has been there, you are the first one to catch the typo! :lol: )
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Re: Common Acronyms used on this site

Postby Ophelia » Mon Jan 10, 2011 10:57 am

ISHATETOOSTRONG wrote:
bittersweetoptimism wrote:When a person puts an F in front of the name it generally means FUTURE ...... in law. NOT :!:

Yes, it generally means "future." :lol:


I would prefer mine to be my :!: MIL :lol:
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Re: Common Acronyms used on this site

Postby ajwd31 » Fri Feb 25, 2011 12:28 am

What about BIL for Brother in Law. He is the in-law I hate the most but I didn't find that in the list.
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Re: Common Acronyms used on this site

Postby SarahMay » Mon Feb 13, 2012 4:49 pm

What about SFIL? What's the "S" in that one for? I find some with an S at the beginning in the forums. And also PILS. What does that stand for? Thanks!!
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Re: Common Acronyms used on this site

Postby pstno » Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:16 am

SarahMay wrote:What about SFIL? What's the "S" in that one for? I find some with an S at the beginning in the forums. And also PILS. What does that stand for? Thanks!!

S = step
PILs = parents-in-law (it's actually listed above)
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Re: Common Acronyms used on this site

Postby Phoenix » Fri Feb 17, 2012 8:56 am

I've been using
DN = Dear Niece/Nephew
ODB = Older Dear Brother
YDB = Younger Dear Brother
DA and DU = Dear Aunt and Dear Uncle, AIL and UIL = Aunt in Law and Uncle in Law
GC = Grandchild/children

I hope that's right.
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Re: Common Acronyms used on this site

Postby thotful » Mon Jul 23, 2012 2:20 pm

How about STBX? What's that?

ETA: Never mind, found it = Soon-to-be-Ex
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Re: Common Acronyms used on this site

Postby miwako » Sat Sep 08, 2012 11:03 am

What is an LO? I've seen it used a few times but I can't find the definition.
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