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 Post subject: Acronyms and abbreviations
PostPosted: Fri Oct 27, 2006 3:45 am 
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Dh ~ Darling Husband (or dear husband)
Dw ~ Darling Wife
Dc ~ Darling Children
Ds ~ Darling Son
Dd ~ Darling Daughter
FIL ~ Father-in-law
MIL ~ Mother-in-law
SIL ~ Sister-in-law
BIL ~ Brother-in-law
SO ~ Significant Other
SAHM ~ Stay at home mom
WAHM ~ Work at home mom
AFAIK ~ As far as I know
BTDT ~ Been there, done that
BTW ~ By the way
CINO ~ Catholic in name only
DCF ~ Defender of the Catholic Faith (website or forum)
GB ~ God Bless
HS ~ Home school
HTH ~ Hope that helps
IIRC ~ If I recall correctly
IMHO ~ In my humble opinion
IMO ~ In my opinion
IRL ~ In real life
IYKWIM ~ If you know what I mean
KWIM ~ Know what I mean
:) ~ Laugh out loud
NAR ~ Not a roll
NPC ~ Non-practicing Catholic
OT ~ Off topic
OTOH ~ On the other hand
PM ~ Private message
ROFL ~ Roll on the floor laughing
STM ~ Seems to me
TIA ~ Thanks in advance
TMI ~ Too much information
TTFN ~ TaTa For Now
TWIT ~ That's what I thought
TYVM ~ Thank you very much
YMMV ~ Your mileage may very
WRT ~ With regard to
WTH ~ What the heck?
MIA ~ Missing in Action
SYL ~ See you later
TTYL ~ Talk to you later
ITA ~ I totally agree
OT ~ Off Topic
JOOC ~ Just of of curiosity
WRT ~ With respect to
AFAIC ~ As far as I'm concerned
ISTM ~ It seems to me
Poison ~ Vegemite

Catholic and Theological

B16 ~ Pope Benedict 16th
JPII ~ Pope John Paul II
VII ~ The Second Vatican Council/Vatican II
CCC ~ The Catechism of the Catholic Church
CCL or CIC ~ Code of Canon Law
GIRM ~ General Instruction of the Roman Missal
CDF ~ Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
CDWS ~ Congregation for Divine Worship and Sacraments
USCCB ~ United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
EO ~ Eastern Orthodox
LDS ~ Mormon
SSPX ~ Society of Saint Pius 10th
FSSP ~ The Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter
DR ~ Douay Rheims Bible
RSV ~ Revised Standard Version of the Bible
NAB ~ New American Bible
NIV ~ New International Version of the Bible
KJV ~ King James Version of the Bible
SS ~ Sola Scriptura
EENS ~ Extra Ecclesium Nulla Salus (No Salvation outside the Church)
ST ~ The Summa Theologica of Saint Thomas Aquinas
CA ~ Catholic Answers
CAI ~ Catholic Apologetics International
HHS ~ Haugen, Hass, Schutte (bad liturgical music)
TLM ~ Tridentine Latin Mass
NO ~ Novus Ordo
OTT ~ The Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma by Ludwig Ott
IC ~ Immaculate Conception
HH ~ His Holiness (the Pope)
ABC ~ Artificial Birth Control
NFP ~ Natural Family Planning
STM ~ Sympto-thermal Method
OSAS ~ Once saved always saved

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 Post subject: Re: Acronyms and abbreviations
PostPosted: Fri Oct 27, 2006 5:42 am 
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YMMV ~ Your mileage may very


:oops: I'm still none the wiser about what this means... :oops:

Context?

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if he had put vary instead of very...would it help?

it means loosely..your experience may be different

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i feel slighted however that my JOOC (just out of curiousity) or AFAIC (as far as i'm concerned) didn't make the list :(

how about wrt ... with regard to... that should have been in there

but i did get a chuckle out of
poison ~ vegemite though

and thanks for posting this bon 8-)

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Ya know... there's already a lovely list in Feminae Fatales... Has been for months and months :wink:

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 27, 2006 7:16 am 
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Yeah... us women... we rock! 8-)

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faithfulservant wrote:
if he had put vary instead of very...would it help?

it means loosely..your experience may be different


Even with "vary", I didn't get it... But i do now... ta! :)

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Wasn't IIRC "if I recall correctly"?

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lilder wrote:
Ya know... there's already a lovely list in Feminae Fatales... Has been for months and months :wink:


and that helps those of us with the diverse chromosomes how?

yes tatsu... , i think he was just distracted and forgot the last word :wink:

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faithfulservant wrote:
i feel slighted however that my JOOC (just out of curiousity) or AFAIC (as far as i'm concerned) didn't make the list :(

how about wrt ... with regard to... that should have been in there

but i did get a chuckle out of
poison ~ vegemite though

and thanks for posting this bon 8-)


Thank you for the suggestions. The list has been updated. And thank you Tatsu for catching that error.

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lilder wrote:
Ya know... there's already a lovely list in Feminae Fatales... Has been for months and months :wink:


Sparky posted that list in the mod forum for me to use as the foundation for this list. I had to cut out some of the NFP acronyms though :)

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Bonaventure wrote:
lilder wrote:
Ya know... there's already a lovely list in Feminae Fatales... Has been for months and months :wink:


Sparky posted that list in the mod forum for me to use as the foundation for this list. I had to cut out some of the NFP acronyms though :)

::):
Yes, yes ... quite right!

Of course that also explains the spelling mistakes :oops: ::):

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 Post subject: Re: Acronyms and abbreviations
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lowdenclear wrote:
Bonaventure wrote:
YMMV ~ Your mileage may very


:oops: I'm still none the wiser about what this means... :oops:

Context?


Wait, you're on the metric system, right?

"Your kilometerage may vary."

How does that work for ya? :D

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ErikB wrote:
lowdenclear wrote:
Bonaventure wrote:
YMMV ~ Your mileage may very


:oops: I'm still none the wiser about what this means... :oops:

Context?


Wait, you're on the metric system, right?

"Your kilometerage may vary."

How does that work for ya? :D


They use both.

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We are forgetting one important acronym for theological- B V M (Blessed Virgin Mary)

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We are forgetting one important acronym for theological- Blessed Virgin Mary (Blessed Virgin Mary)


B V M is not allowed.

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It's not? Is something offensive about it? I don't know, as I've been away from this board in some time.

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It's not? Is something offensive about it? I don't know, as I've been away from this board in some time.


No, it's not offensive, just over-used. :) I may take it off the censored list.

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Signum Crucis wrote:
ErikB wrote:
lowdenclear wrote:
Bonaventure wrote:
YMMV ~ Your mileage may very


:oops: I'm still none the wiser about what this means... :oops:

Context?


Wait, you're on the metric system, right?

"Your kilometerage may vary."

How does that work for ya? :D


They use both.


::): No, I know what mileage means... :roll: ... just never heard that expression before... :oops:

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i feel slighted however that my JOOC (just out of curiousity) or AFAIC (as far as i'm concerned) didn't make the list :(

how about wrt ... with regard to... that should have been in there

but i did get a chuckle out of
poison ~ vegemite though

and thanks for posting this bon 8-)


of course everyone except the aussies will think this. :roll:

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