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Old 07-26-2010, 04:09 PM
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Default Daycare.com Forum Acronyms - Legend

I don't usually start threads but I think this one could help a lot of those looking to for information here. I am going to create a "sticky" thread Legend or Acronym. Here are some that I pulled from today's posts and threads.

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ADD - Attention Deficit Disorder
ADHD - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
AF Aunt Flo (Menstruation/Period)
AP - Attachment Parenting
AS - After School
AAMOF - As A Matter Of Fact
BIL - Brother-in-law
BOW - Bitch on Wheels
BRB - Be Right Back
BS - Before School
BTDT - Been There, Done That
BTW - By The Way
CIO - Cry It Out
CWIM - See What I Mean
CYA - Cover Your Ass
DC - Daycare
DCB - Daycare Boy
DCD - Daycare Dad
DCG - Daycare Girl
DcKid - Daycare Kid
DCM - Daycare Mom
DcParent - Daycare Parent
DCP - Daycare provider
DD - Dear Daughter
DF - Dear Fiancee
DH - Dear Husband
DHS - Department of Human Services
DS - Dear Son
DSD Dear Stepdaughter
DSS - Dear Stepson
DW - Dear Wife
ETA - Edited to Add
FIA - Family Independence Agency
FIL - Father-in-law
FT - Full Time
FTR - For The Record
FWIW - For What It's Worth
FYI - For Your Information
GF - Girlfriend
HOA - Home Owners Association
HFM - Hand, Foot and Mouth
HTH - Hope This Helps
Idk - I Don't Know
IIRC - If I Recall Correctly
IMHO - In My Honest Opinion or In My Humble Opinion
IMO - In My Opinion
ITA - I Totally Agree
IRL - In Real Life
JK - Just Kidding
JMHO - Just My Humble Opinion, or Just My Honest Opinion
JMO - just my opinion
KWIM - Know What I Mean
LMAO - Laughing My Ass Off
LOL - Laughs Out Loud
MC - Miscarriage
MDO - Mother's Day Out
MIL - Mother-in-law
MMK - Minute Menu Kids
MYOB - Mind Your Own Business
OCD - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
OMG - Oh My Gosh, or Oh My God
OP - Original Poster
OT - Off Topic
OTOH - On The Other Hand
PM - Private Message
SA - School Age
SAHD - Stay-at-home dad
SAHM - Stay-at-home mom
SAHP - Stay-at-home parent
SIL - Sister-in-law
SSI - Supplemental Security Income
TIA - Thanks In Advance
TTC - Trying to Conceive
WAH - Work at Home
WOH - Work Out of the Home
WWYD or WDYD - What Would You Do?

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Old 07-26-2010, 04:16 PM
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DD- Dear Daughter
DS- Dear Son
DHS- Department of Human Services
DCP- Daycare provider
DH- Dear Husband
DCD- daycare dad
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Old 07-26-2010, 04:34 PM
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DD- Dear Daughter
DS- Dear Son
DHS- Department of Human Services
DCP- Daycare provider
DH- Dear Husband
DCD- daycare dad
Added, thanks!
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Old 07-26-2010, 05:40 PM
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FIA - Family Independence Agency
SA - School Age
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Old 07-26-2010, 05:52 PM
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FIA - Family Independence Agency
SA - School Age
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Old 07-26-2010, 10:58 PM
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this could be a helpful thread to lots of people! when i first started on forums, i had NO idea what "DD, DH, DS" meant. i still don't use the terms cus i think they're kinda goofy. no offense, but i'm sure there's some taken.

dear daughter - really? dear husband?

i guess i'm evil cus my virgin forum mind would've NEVER figured those out without someone telling me!
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Old 07-27-2010, 02:24 AM
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I think I've read AS and BS for After School and Before School, but not sure.
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Old 07-27-2010, 02:56 AM
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PITA- pain in the , well, you know....lol
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Old 07-27-2010, 02:57 AM
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JMO- just my opinion

BTW- by the way
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Old 07-27-2010, 03:17 AM
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this could be a helpful thread to lots of people! when i first started on forums, i had NO idea what "DD, DH, DS" meant. i still don't use the terms cus i think they're kinda goofy. no offense, but i'm sure there's some taken.

dear daughter - really? dear husband?

i guess i'm evil cus my virgin forum mind would've NEVER figured those out without someone telling me!

the first time i saw someone talk about her husband and she wrote DH, i thought she meant something else
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Old 07-27-2010, 10:08 AM
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IMO - In My Opinion
IMHO - In My Humble Opinion
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Old 07-27-2010, 12:02 PM
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IMO - In My Opinion
IMHO - In My Humble Opinion
i always thought it was: in my honest opinion

i'm sure ur right - it's just funny
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At the risk of sounding like my mind is in the gutter, I have been slightly taken aback by the acronym "DCK". For example, "should I terminate this DCK?" LOL! Maybe we should do away with this one! hehe!
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Idk--- I don't know
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Thanks, all added. I also received some via PM (Private Message). I think I'll add PM too.
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the first time i saw someone talk about her husband and she wrote DH, i thought she meant something else
This made me laugh!
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At the risk of sounding like my mind is in the gutter, I have been slightly taken aback by the acronym "DCK". For example, "should I terminate this DCK?" LOL! Maybe we should do away with this one! hehe!
I agree. The first time I read it I added another letter!
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PITA- pain in the , well, you know....lol
That's the first thing that comes to mind when I start trying to decipher some of these acronyms.

Some of them are pretty self explanatory in the context, but some of them are waaaaaay out there.
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That's the first thing that comes to mind when I start trying to decipher some of these acronyms.

Some of them are pretty self explanatory in the context, but some of them are waaaaaay out there.
you came to mind when i deciphered that acronym...

juuuust kidding - really, i couldn't resist.
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you came to mind when i deciphered that acronym...

juuuust kidding - really, i couldn't resist.
It's all good-my standard response is "I've been called worse than that by better people than you"
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It's all good-my standard response is "I've been called worse than that by better people than you"
fair enough
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TFS ~thanks for sharing
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SD- school days,
JFU- Just for you.
OFU- only for you.
LU- Love you,
Hope you feel good see this additional.
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And from Modern Family:

WTF = Why the Face?

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Is this dictionary of sorts a sticky?
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Is this dictionary of sorts a sticky?
yes, yup, mmhmm, (nod), yeah, sure is, indeed, of course, affirmative, certainly, absolutely, guaranteed, clearly, HECK YES!!, yeppers, uh huh,



Sorry, I was bored. but yes, it is a sticky and can be found in the beginning of the new members section of the forum.
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yes, yup, mmhmm, (nod), yeah, sure is, indeed, of course, affirmative, certainly, absolutely, guaranteed, clearly, HECK YES!!, yeppers, uh huh,



Sorry, I was bored. but yes, it is a sticky and can be found in the beginning of the new members section of the forum.
Bwa ha ha BC!! YOu crack me up girl!!! Where are all your little chittlins sleeping? Why are you so bored?! I'll have to go find it now!
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Bwa ha ha BC!! YOu crack me up girl!!! Where are all your little chittlins sleeping? Why are you so bored?! I'll have to go find it now!
My kiddos spent ALL morning outside and now they are all (11 of them) sound asleep.

And as far as finding the sticky thread....you are in it right now... LOL! This thread is it.
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I wanted to show this Legend again. Anyone have any additions?
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Wink Dck

It would be nice if everyone wrote out DCKid instead of just writing DCK, because it can be read as something else.
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It would be nice if everyone wrote out DCKid instead of just writing DCK, because it can be read as something else.
Here in the childcare environment, it only means one thing. Ever see ink blot psychology? People tend to see what they want to see:

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