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Erin
Sep. 20, 2002, 01:12 PM
Some commonly used abbreviations/acronyms on the Chronicle forums:

COTH BB: Chronicle of the Horse Bulletin Board (this forum)

BTW: by the way

OTOH: on the other hand

IMHO: in my humble opinion

FWIW: for what it's worth

IIRC: if I remember correctly

YMMV: your mileage may vary

ROFL: rolling on the floor laughing

ROFLMAO: rolling on the floor laughing my a** off /infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

ROFLMAOPIMP: rolling on the floor laughing my a** off and peeing in my pants

LOL: laughing out loud

BNT: Big Name Trainer

LBNT: Local Big Name Trainer

NNT: No-Name Trainer (this is not necessarily a bad thing)

LTD: Lunged to death

DQ: Dressage Queen

HP: Hunter Princess

CANTER: Communication Alliance to Network Thoroughbred Ex-Racehorses (http://www.canterusa.org/) (a group that helps connect interested horse-shoppers with racers needing new homes)

OTTB: off-track Thoroughbred

USAE or USAEq: USA Equestrian (http://www.equestrian.org) (formerly the AHSA)

USEA: United States Eventing Association (http://www.eventingusa.com) (formerly the USCTA)

USDF: United States Dressage Federation (http://www.usdf.org)

NHJC: National Hunter/Jumper Council (http://www.nhjc.org)

NGB: National Governing Body

USOC: United States Olympic Committee

[This message was edited by Erin on Oct. 23, 2002 at 06:02 PM.]

Moderator 1
Jun. 3, 2008, 10:27 AM
Check out this thread in the Reference section for an updated list!

http://www.chronicleforums.com/Forum/showthread.php?t=142900