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Short & Sweet - Abbreviations 
 
Apr. 27, 2010 12:20 pm 
Updated: Jun. 16, 2012 6:16 pm
I have seen several asking about abbreviations again. Our own much missed and beloved Momzilla(Evin) had blogged about them at one time. But since her blogs are gone now, here's a new list. Such 'Are The Days of AR Lives'. Add your own if you have any I missed!!
AFAIK – As far as I know
AP – All purpose flour
AR – Allrecipes
ATM – At the moment
BBIAB – Be back in a bit
BBL – Be back later
BF – Boyfriend
BFF – Best friends forever
BFN – Bye for now
BIL – Brother In Law
BLSL – Boneless skinless chicken
BRB – Be right back
BTW – By the way
COW – Cook of the Week
DD – Dear Daughter
DH – Dear Husband, Darling husband, D*mn Husband, Designated Husband
DS – Dear Son
DW – Dear Wife, see above
EVOO – Extra virgin olive oil
FH – Future Husband
FIL – Father In Law
G2G – Got to go
GF – Girlfriend
GR – Group Recipes website
H2H – Highway to health,  see Shanons blog for healthy ideas
HAND – Have a nice day
HBU – How ‘bout you
HTH – Hope that helps
IDK – I don’t know
IIRC – If I recall correctly
IMHO – In my humble opinion
IMO – In my opinion
JK – Just kidding
JMHO – Just my humble opinion
KA – Kitchenaid
LMAO – Laughing my*ss off
LOL – Laughing out loud
MIL – Mother In Law
MMF – Marshmallow Fondant
NP – No problem
NVM – Never mind
OAMC – Once a month cooking
OAWC – Once a week cooking
OP – Original poster
OT – Off topic
OTS – Off the subject
OTT – Over the top
PITA – Pain in the *ss
PW – Pioneerwoman website
RB – Recipe box
RB- Recipe Buzz(changed from Recipe Exchange 9/16/10)
RE – Recipe Exchange(name changed to Recipe Buzz 9/16/10)
ROFLMAO – Roll on floor laughing my *ss off
S & P – Salt and pepper
SAHM – Stay at home mom
SAHD – Stay at home dad
SAHW – Stay at home wife
SAHH – Stay at home husband
SD – Step Daughter
SF – Sugar free
SIL – Sister In Law
SO – Significant other
SS – Step Son
TIA – Thanks in advance
TMI – Too much information
TNT – Tried and true, or dynamite is the way I always see it, LOL.
TTFN – Tata for now
TTYL – Talk to you later
TY – Thank you
WOOT – Want one of those, also means whoohoo, let’s celebrate
WOT – Way off topic
WTF – What the f***
WTG – Way to go
WTH – What the heck
WW – Whole Wheat, Weight Watchers,  WitchyWoman
YAIM – Your *ss is mine
YVW – You’re very welcome
YW – You’re welcome

 
Comments
Apr. 27, 2010 12:30 pm
SIL-Sister in law DIL-Daughter in law, and so forth and so on. I think of dynamite when I see TNT, too. I hear that song in my head...Dynamite by ACDC (I think)
 
Apr. 27, 2010 12:32 pm
I found at least three since I wrote the list, LOL! But let's see what else turns up. I always think of Jimmie Walker from Good Times ~ Dyno-Mite!
 
MK! 
Apr. 27, 2010 12:34 pm
people say COW for "Cook of the Week" sometimes!
 
Apr. 27, 2010 12:36 pm
I'm adding all these to the list, I'll update it later. Thanks ya'll!
 
Apr. 27, 2010 12:39 pm
Hand-Have a Nice Day or IIRC-If I Recall Correctly
 
Apr. 27, 2010 12:48 pm
TIA - Thanks in Advance FH - Future Husband... I am the only one who uses this one thanks to Sue!
 
Apr. 27, 2010 12:49 pm
WTH - what the heck? WTF - similar note the W's above can also be Who? ATM - at the moment S&P - salt and pepper EVOO - extra virgin olive oil And one that has been grabbed and changed ... WOOT, started out life as "Want One Of Those", but now means a happy sound, congratulations, and other expressions of delight
 
Apr. 27, 2010 12:50 pm
YVW .... you're very welcome
 
Apr. 27, 2010 12:53 pm
I'll repost my long one, 'cos the formatting got screwed up ... WTH - what the heck? • WTF - similar • note the W's above can also be Who? • ATM - at the moment • S&P - salt and pepper • EVOO - extra virgin olive oil • And one that has been grabbed and changed ... WOOT, started out life as "Want One Of Those", but now means a happy sound, congratulations, and other expressions of delight
 
Apr. 27, 2010 12:56 pm
Great idea - thanks for posting!
 
Apr. 27, 2010 1:08 pm
WW - whole wheat.... AP - all purpose (flour)...
 
Apr. 27, 2010 2:15 pm
WW - WitchyWoman, MMF - Marshmallow Fondant
 
Apr. 27, 2010 3:31 pm
Thank you so much SwissPhill, I have been wondering what kind of specialty store I could find EVOO in, it was on my shopping list and couldn't find it! :> Obvs a dummy here
 
pattyD 
Apr. 27, 2010 3:40 pm
Thank you, my boys tell me nothing and when they text me, it's like wth is he telling me. I'd like to be able to keep up them.
 
Apr. 27, 2010 3:53 pm
WW - Weight Watchers.... lol sass
 
Apr. 27, 2010 4:03 pm
PattyD - google internet abbreviations, you get a bunch that they use that we don't generally use here.
 
Gitano 
Apr. 27, 2010 4:31 pm
YAIM - Your *ss Is Mine....ooops..this was aimed at my DH... ;)
 
Apr. 27, 2010 5:22 pm
Great idea, although I can't think of anything else to add to the list. Still trying to learn the RE language myself!
 
andee 
Apr. 27, 2010 11:46 pm
BF = Boy friend. Thanks for posting.
 
khushi 
Apr. 28, 2010 4:42 am
tHank you for this , I did not know 99% of this list and felt too shy to ask someone what these shortforms mean !!Will keep a printout of this at hand :)
 
JARRIE 
Apr. 28, 2010 5:08 am
EVOO, extra virgin olive oil. BLSL, boneless skinless. There are probably some other cooking-related ones too. I confess I didn't read all the comments either so if mine are doubles, well just call it a bump for a handy blog :)
 
Apr. 28, 2010 5:36 am
sassy...you crack me up!!
 
Apr. 28, 2010 5:52 am
Until I saw someone mention what it was, I thought TNT meant 'dynamite', too! But I guess they kind of refer to the same thing anyway, ha!
 
Apr. 28, 2010 7:59 am
The D in DH or DW could also mean dumb or dipsh!t too. For the longest time when I first started, I thought OT meant either 'on track' or 'off track'...close but not quite. Also thought TNT meant 'terrific and tasty', which it could very well stand for too. Used to live here so WW can also stand for Walla Walla. :D
 
Apr. 28, 2010 8:00 am
LOL WW! Sorry, just one of the mind things, like SD stands for Scotdog! Newbies wouldn't get that either and I didn't want to confuse the issue.
 
Apr. 28, 2010 8:11 am
I updated and alphabetized the list to make it easier to read. Thanks for all the suggestions!
 
Apr. 28, 2010 8:38 am
There is SAHM which is what I am. Stay at home mom. And of course there could be SAHD. TTFN--Tata for now.
 
Apr. 28, 2010 11:50 am
HTH- hope that helps is one I use a lot
 
Apr. 28, 2010 11:51 am
maybe I missed something..... where did momzilla go?
 
Apr. 28, 2010 12:01 pm
TMI-too much information But not really, great blog!
 
SaChan 
Apr. 28, 2010 2:16 pm
I love how WW is WitchyWoman!!!!
 
Apr. 28, 2010 2:20 pm
Another ---- NP = No Problem
 
Apr. 28, 2010 3:24 pm
great idea Sassy-SAHM -can't forget about us;) Seen in a thread you are planting lemon cucs-never heard of them, do you just eat fresh or can you pickle them too
 
Apr. 28, 2010 3:50 pm
you probably saw my questions about TIA.. thanks for the blog!
 
Apr. 28, 2010 4:55 pm
HBU- how about you... Good list!
 
Apr. 28, 2010 6:47 pm
Thanks for blogging!!!!! I need all the help I can get on new terms in this age of tech!!!!!
 
Apr. 29, 2010 12:13 am
Thanks for that - I always thought EVOO was a brand of cooking oil in the US that we didn't get in the UK - doh!!
 
mis7up 
Apr. 29, 2010 6:18 am
LOL this was totally informative and totally LMAO at the same time. Thanks
 
JOAN 
Apr. 29, 2010 8:04 am
OAMC-once a month cooking
 
Apr. 29, 2010 11:03 am
I love it! WW has her own abbreviaton!
 
Apr. 29, 2010 12:29 pm
TY....LMAO!! I sure did get a kick out of this blog!!
 
Apr. 30, 2010 5:08 am
Great blog, Sass! AR should make a special tab for it! Do you have Shanon's group, H2H?
 
Apr. 30, 2010 5:53 am
Mom, does it stand for Highway 2 Health? I thought about it, but wasn't sure of the words since I don't participate in it. Is it on her blog?
 
maryb 
Apr. 30, 2010 7:06 am
Very fun, good idea! KA - Kitchenaid also gets used a lot also.
 
Apr. 30, 2010 8:23 am
I think it is "Highway 2 Health."
 
diana 
Apr. 30, 2010 7:12 pm
Boy am I glad this list was posted - I have been reading reviews for years wondering what some of those abbreviations meant! I love WW photos, so glad she has her own abbreviation. And yes, I did LMAO when I read this - I'm in the know now! Thank you for the post:)
 
Mike S 
May 1, 2010 2:19 am
TTFN-[Ta-ta for now]
 
May 1, 2010 6:31 am
RB = recipe box
 
May 1, 2010 6:36 am
GR = Group Recipes and PW = Pioneer Woman
 
May 1, 2010 8:15 am
I'm with Mike S. We love TTFN. Got it from Tigger!
 
May 1, 2010 1:03 pm
Great idea! Some others... * SF = sugar free * BA = bad azz * froyo = frozen yogurt * nooch = nutritional yeast * bloobs = blueberries * FTW = for the win * NVM = nevermind * OP = original post(er) * FML = f*** my life
 
May 1, 2010 6:33 pm
you forgot one itbootp in the bathroom out of toilet paper but if some one posted that they would have brought there laptop with them knowing they would be there for a while
 
May 1, 2010 7:42 pm
I'm snickering....we had a beloved cat many years ago who lived to a ripe old age. His name became PITA-BOO early on...for Pain In The . This was long before the Internet. Maybe we were ahead of our time. Thanks for the blog :-)
 
TLW 
May 1, 2010 8:03 pm
TAT = tried and true
 
TLW 
May 1, 2010 8:07 pm
NM= Nevermind (and NM.. i see you you have TNT for tried and true. oh well).
 
May 2, 2010 6:09 am
Here is one not mentioned that I got from my military husband. BOGSAT - bunch of guys sitting around talking
 
May 2, 2010 6:50 am
What about FUBAR?
 
May 2, 2010 8:28 am
I know about FUBAR! I am updating the list periodically, but am mostly just including ones we use here pertaining to RE. I don't think I have ever seen BOGSAT, FUBAR, or the bathroom one used on the RE, LOL!
 
Dottie 
May 2, 2010 9:45 am
Wish I had this list when I first started visiting the RE!! Not being one to use abbreviations previously, you don't know how long to me to figure out "who" TIA was that everyone kept talking to!! HAHA! LOL! Thanks Sassy!
 
May 2, 2010 7:29 pm
For all of my past interns, I always repeated this one several times a day: RTFM kiddos: Read the f*ing manual Cheers everyone!
 
Katrinika 
May 3, 2010 8:09 am
OTS - Off The Subject..
 
May 4, 2010 7:16 am
Oh, I have one. . . I'm clueless. . . what is HEB?
 
May 4, 2010 7:58 am
I have no idea, anyone?
 
May 4, 2010 8:11 am
I keep seeing it. . . some kind of store (?)
 
May 4, 2010 12:36 pm
er..HEB .... hold evin back ... high explosive bomb ... have enough butter ... ????
 
Staci 
May 4, 2010 12:38 pm
Yep, apparently so - for "more than 100 years" - never seen one around these parts though.
 
May 4, 2010 12:39 pm
I think it's Here everything's better. Some kind of a store.
 
Saveur 
May 4, 2010 3:02 pm
Great blog Sassy! here's one I use often OOT- Out of town ;(
 
Paula 
May 4, 2010 7:44 pm
RF = Reduced Fat
 
Jun. 14, 2010 12:56 pm
Hey, thanks for this info! Helpful.
 
Mar. 2, 2012 2:13 pm
Wow! All in ABC order too! You did yourself proud!
 
Mar. 3, 2012 1:21 pm
If you can spell, you shouldn't use abbreviations.......bad for spelling.
 
Jun. 16, 2012 6:16 pm
thanks! I knew alot of them, but learned a lot too!!
 
 
 
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