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  1. #1
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    Thumbs up What do all those *letters* mean? Now's our chance to clear it up!

    Yay, open off topic days ~ c'mon Cothers, let's post a thread letting everyone know finally what all those odd ball abbreviations stand for! I'll start:

    IIRC ~ If I remember correctly. (It took me a year to figure this out!)

    WWYD ~ what would you do? (Granted, easy, but still...)

    BITD~ back in the day.

    I have to go feed now, but JUMP IN! Save us all from the confusion!



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    IRL ~ In Real Life. I met Sally online, but Tom I've known for years IRL.
    TWITA ~ That's what I'm talking about. Most often used as an exclamation of approval.



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    YMMV--your mileage may vary.

    IME--in my experience
    A helmet saved my life.

    2014 goal: learn to ride like TheHorseProblem, er, a barn rat!



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    IMO/IMHO - In my opinion / honest opinion
    BTW - By the way
    ETA - edited to add (though estimated time of arrival in regular language)
    FWIW - for what it's worth
    BTDT - been there done that



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    Quote Originally Posted by Bristol Bay View Post
    YMMV--your mileage may vary.

    IME--in my experience
    OMG! I had no idea what YMMV meant! I was trying to do something like.....you may have voice mail!



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    I thought imho was in my HUMBLE opinion. Oops


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    DH - Dear Husband
    LO - Little One
    TTC - Trying To Conceive



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    BNT - Big name trainer

    LNT - Little name trainer (just kidding!)



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    Quote Originally Posted by minnie View Post
    I thought imho was in my HUMBLE opinion. Oops
    Me too
    I wasn't always a Smurf
    Penmerryl's Sophie RIDSH
    "I ain't as good as I once was but I'm as good once as I ever was"
    The ignore list is my friend. It takes 2 to argue.



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    DH = darling husband or dick head whichever fits at the moment
    DD = dear daughter
    DS = dear son
    WTF = Where's the Fruitbat?
    Yogurt - If you're so cultured, how come I never see you at the opera? Steven Colbert


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    Quote Originally Posted by minnie View Post
    I thought imho was in my HUMBLE opinion. Oops
    I think it can be either...I've heard people define it both ways.



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    WTF ~ where's the fruit bat...

    Huh, and all this time I thought these letters meant, well, you know, "What the F...?" Either way though, it holds the same sentiment! ;D



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    FTW - for the win. (nerdy gamer term, I know)
    Quote Originally Posted by Mozart View Post
    Personally, I think the moderate use of shock collars in training humans should be allowed.



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    Quote Originally Posted by ILuvmyButtercups View Post
    WTF ~ where's the fruit bat...

    Huh, and all this time I thought these letters meant, well, you know, "What the F...?" Either way though, it holds the same sentiment! ;D
    I'm sorry, but I HAD to dig this thread back up to page 1 about this. Where's the Fruitbat is perhaps my favorite COTHism, and the other day, I found a baby pad at my barn that says just that in the corner.

    Yes, folks, there's a baby pad in existence that says "Where's the Fruitbat?" and it's at my barn. And you can bet I use it often!
    I've heard there's more to life than an FEI tent and hotel rooms, so I'm trying it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by minnie View Post
    I thought imho was in my HUMBLE opinion. Oops
    I have also always understood IMHO as "In My Humble Opinion", in contrast to IMNSHO, "In My Not So Humble Opinion".
    Janet

    chief feeder and mucker for Music, Spy, Belle and Tiara. Someone else is now feeding and mucking for Chief and Brain (both foxhunting now).



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    Just today I found out what DTMFA means.....dump the )#* already!

    (Does not apply to my life, thank goodness! Mine's a keeper!)



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