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  • the language of COTH

    ... sometimes leaves me clueless.

    First thing: ALTER. When cothers say this, do they mean a religious monument, or an alternative username? I thought it was the latter of the two, but I get confused. Second: OP. What does that mean? Third: DH. What is that?

    There are more, but I cant think of them right now. I know I probably sound stupid, but I need to know!

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    Alter: I'm posting under an assumed name -a nom de plume - not my regular handle because I don't want to be identified.

    OP: Original Post or Original Poster (I can't remember your name because I'm old so I'll just call you OP).

    DH: Dear husband

    DD: Dear daughter

    DS: Dear son

    Dobbin: generic name for a horse

    You don't sound stupid; don't worry about it.

    Paula
    He is total garbage! Quick! Hide him on my trailer (Petstorejunkie).

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    • #3
      Agree 1000%. These might help too. Takes a while to learn the basics and there are new ones all the time!


      http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/sh...ad.php?t=35734

      http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/sh...ad.php?t=35113

      And there is this classic one:

      http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/sh...d.php?t=142900

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        #4
        I thought DQ was drama queen, not dreassage queen

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        • #5
          DQ is dressage queen, HP is hunter princess.

          If you think there are a lot of abbreviations here, you'd be boggled at the ones in a pregnancy forum! BFP, BFN, LMP, POAS, EWCM, OPK, TCOYF, oh my golly. I seriously think I cried one night because I couldn't understand what anyone was saying.

          The links JustaBob provided are great :-)
          The Little Red Mare: French Curve

          and my non-horse blog: oh, rebecca!

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            #6
            What about when people say "bump"?

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            • #7
              they're trying to keep the topic/thread on the front page/back up to the top so it can get more views and hopefully more replies.
              The Little Red Mare: French Curve

              and my non-horse blog: oh, rebecca!

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              • #8
                Not at a computer so cannot post link to the COTHisms Dictionary. With such important words and phrases as:

                Nump
                Fing
                Aghasted
                Dranken
                Beaver Drilling
                Aunt Esther's Purse
                Oh Mein Gott in Himmel

                ...etc.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by skippy60 View Post
                  I thought DQ was drama queen, not dreassage queen
                  That one could probably go either way. It is not generally used as a compliment.
                  exploring the relationship between horse and human

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                  • #10
                    Altar is what you worship by/on.

                    Alter is a name you use when you prefer to post as someone else, to hide your real identity.

                    Good question, should be a sticky.

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                    • #11
                      Y'all are forgetting my personal favorite, WTF Where's the fruitbat!
                      Trying a life outside of FEI tents and hotel rooms.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by GingerJumper View Post
                        Y'all are forgetting my personal favorite, WTF Where's the fruitbat!
                        Because NONE of us would ever say a bad word
                        ::Sometimes you have to burn a few bridges to keep the crazies from following you::

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                        • #13
                          Check out the hunting forum

                          Then you can get into the obscure ones that come from one forum. The coth hunt weekend threads have conjured up some silliness just for fun. A "hunting princess" on that thread is a honor bestowed one a new rider after her first hunt with us. We have an official tiara crowning ceremony at the state dinner that evening. The tiaras are suitable for ages 5 years old and up. Boas and sparkles can be used. Looks great with dinner jeans..
                          Intermediate Riding Skills

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                          • #14
                            Haha, I used to get confused too. I know teh interwebz lingo, COTH has a lingo of its own. sometimes I still go what the frack? before I can figure out a new one
                            Yes, I smell like a horse. No, I don't consider that to be a problem.

                            Originally posted by DottieHQ
                            You're just jealous because you lack my extensive koalafications.

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Justa Bob View Post
                              Agree 1000%. These might help too. Takes a while to learn the basics and there are new ones all the time!


                              http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/sh...ad.php?t=35734

                              http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/sh...ad.php?t=35113

                              And there is this classic one:

                              http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/sh...d.php?t=142900

                              nice!

                              Just a note, SO can be stallion owner...
                              DH, well, Dear Husband when he is not doing anything stupid.... Can be open to interpretation though when he misbehaves.
                              Originally posted by BigMama1
                              Facts don't have versions. If they do, they are opinions
                              GNU Terry Prachett

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                              • #16
                                Aunt Esther's Purse

                                Boy, that one brought back some memories!
                                Nina's Story
                                Epona Comm on FB

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                                • #17
                                  Oh thanks so much for asking a question I have been wondering about for months!
                                  I finally understand what jingles means hooray!

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                                  • #18
                                    Originally posted by Coreene View Post
                                    Not at a computer so cannot post link to the COTHisms Dictionary. With such important words and phrases as:

                                    Nump
                                    Fing
                                    Aghasted
                                    Dranken
                                    Beaver Drilling
                                    Aunt Esther's Purse
                                    Oh Mein Gott in Himmel

                                    ...etc.
                                    I'm recently back on COTH after a long hiatus and this really made me smile, oh the memories!!

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                                    • #19
                                      Originally posted by Coreene View Post
                                      Not at a computer so cannot post link to the COTHisms Dictionary.
                                      I am happy to act as your humble servant.

                                      Voila: Coreene's COTHism Dictionary

                                      There is another thread in the Reference forum that lists more...uh... traditional abbreviations and phrases as well.

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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by Heinz 57 View Post
                                        I am happy to act as your humble servant.

                                        Voila: Coreene's COTHism Dictionary

                                        There is another thread in the Reference forum that lists more...uh... traditional abbreviations and phrases as well.
                                        We could combine this one with Corene's and make it a sticky ...

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