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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
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
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
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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PITA- pain in the , well, you know....lol
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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, 11:19 PM
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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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