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#1 Christine

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Posted 26 January 2007 - 06:04 PM

I thought it would be nice if we could put all our abbreviations into one thread, especially for the new members (okay and for those of us who sometimes have no idea what others are talking about-like me with the DH thing)

so here is what I know so far

AHR - At home reception
AI - All Inclusive
BD Pics - boudoir pictures
BDW - best destination wedding (our forum & the website)
BM - Bridesmaid OR Best Man
BRB - be right back
BTW - By the Way
DD - Dear daughter
DF - dear fiance
DH - dear hubby
DS - dear son
DIY - Do it yourself
DW - destination wedding
EP - European Plan
E-pics - engagement pictures
E-ring - Engagement ring
ETA - estimated time of arrival, edited to add
ETD - esitmated time of departure
FI - Fiance
FBIL - Future Brother-in-law
FFIL - Future Father-in-law
FMIL - Future Mother-in-law
FSIL - Future Sister-in-law
FG - Flower girl
FX - fingers crossed
GF - Girlfriend
GM - Groomsmen
HM - Honeymoon
HTH - hope this helps
IMO - in my opinion
IMHO - in my honest/humble option
JOP - Justice of the Peace
KWIM - Know what I Mean
LOL - laugh on line OR laugh out loud
MIB - message in a bottle (invites)
MIL - mother in law
MOD - Moderator (of this forum)
MOH - maid of honor
MOTM - member of the month
MTOH - matron of honor
NWT - new with tags
OBO - or best offer
OMG - oh my god / gosh / goodness
OOT- Out Of Town (usually referring to OOT bags, or welcome bags, for guests)
OPK - Ovulation Predictor Kit
PITA - Pain in the ASS
POAS - Pee on a stick (pregnancy test)
PM - private message
PSA - Public Service Announement
RB - Ring bearer
ROFL - rolling on the floor laughing
ROR - Riu Ocho Rios (Jamaica)
ROTFLAO - Rolling on the floor laughing my ass off
SAHM - Stay at home mom
STD - Save The Date
SO - Significant other
TA - travel agent
TCOYF - Taking Care of Your Fertility (a book)
TIA - Thanks in advance
TTA - trying to avoid (pregnancy)
TTC - trying to conceive
TTD - Trash the Dress
TTYL - Talk to ya later
TY - Thank you
WB - Wedding band
WC - wedding coordinator
WP - Wedding party
WTF - What the F$%(!
WW - Weight watchers
Christine + Will (married 7/20/07) + Ainsleigh (born 6/25/08) + Nolan (born 11/9/10) + Delaney (born 12/31/13) = One Very Happy Family!

#2 Eliana

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    Posted 17 February 2010 - 05:28 PM

    great help! I was starting to get lost in some conversations!

    #3 mrullo

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      Posted 23 February 2010 - 08:07 PM

      Thank-you!! I am so happy you posted this. I was starting to feel a little left out because I didn't know the lingo

      #4 Le Reve Hotel & Spa

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        Posted 13 March 2010 - 05:01 PM

        Thank you for the lingo,
        I feel so much better.

        #5 Littleone77

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          Posted 15 March 2010 - 08:27 PM

          AHHHH now i get it! thanks

          #6 rosylily112

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            Posted 16 March 2010 - 08:27 PM

            Thanks!! great help

            #7 barbiegirl_27

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              Posted 22 March 2010 - 07:53 PM

              Oh thank you! I'm still pretty new to this and wasn't completely sure what everyone was talking about!

              #8 dayna_123

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                Posted 22 March 2010 - 09:23 PM

                ha! I just noticed this....and also had no idea what DH was!

                #9 Lecreatifbride

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                  Posted 27 March 2010 - 12:12 AM

                  LOL. I was going crazy trying to figure out "BD pictures"!

                  #10 Micas de Miralls

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                    Posted 27 March 2010 - 01:46 PM

                    Great!!! Thanks...I was kind of lost!! I am Italian and we dont use so much Abbrevations!!




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