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PostPosted: Tue Sep 23, 2008 3:36 pm    Post subject: List of Acronyms and Abbreviations used in Forums Reply with quote
A
AAMH = all about my hair
apl = arm pit length
ACV = Apple Cider Vinegar
AAMOF = As a matter of fact
AFAIK = As far as I know

B
bss=beauty supply store
btw= by the way
BC= Big Chop (cutting your real hair off!)
brb = be right back
bc (no caps)- because
BFF = Best Friend Forever
bsl - brastrap length
bhm -black hair media (forum.blackhairmedia.com)
bump = BringUpMyPost (u 'bump' to bring the post up for more views/comments)
Every time someone writes "bump" into the comments section of their post and presses "Post Reply", it automatically shoots the thread up to "a" top spot if not one of the firsts ones you'll see on the main page.
BAC - By any chance
B4 - Before
B4N - Before now
BBL - Be back later




C
CMBK = CALL ME BACK
CMIIW - Correct me if Im wrong
CUL - See you later
CON- Creme of Nature

D
DH - Darling Husband, Dear Husband, Darn Husband - depends on discussion
DW - Darling Wife, Dear Wife, Darn Wife - see above
DD - Dear Daughter
DS - Dear Son


E
evoo - extra virgin olive oil
EFA- Essential fatty acids
EL = Ear Length


F
FYI = For Your Information
FITB - Fill in the blank
F2F - Face to face
FWIW - For what its worth


G
GMTA - Great minds think alike

H
HTH= Hope this helps
HN= Hell NO
HH = Human Hair


I
IMO= In my opinion
ITA= I too Agree or I totally agree
IMHO: In My Humble or Honest Opinion
IIRC: If I Remember Correctly
IAC - In any case
IKWUM - I know what you mean
IMHO - In my humble opinion
IMO - In my opinion
IOW - In other words
IYKWIM - If you know what I mean
ISO - In Search Of

J
J/K/JJ: Just Kidding/Just Joking
JIC: Just In Case
JM2C - Just my two cents

K
KWIM - Know what I mean

L
LOL = laugh out loud
LAHM= Looking A Hot Mess
lmao = laughing my ass off
LHCF- Long Hair Care Forum
LF- Lacefront


M
MWAW my wigs and weaves
mn - miconazole nitrate (monistat)
MIL - Mother In Law
MBL = Mid Back Length


N
NG= New Growth
n/m - nevermind
NN2R - No need to reply
NL = Neck length


O
OT = Off Topic
ONYD: Oh No You Didn't
OR: Original Poster
OMG, Oh my gossh
OIC - Oh, I see
OTOH - On the other hand

P
PITA -pain in the a$$
pple=people
PIX= Pictures
POV: Point of View
pm - private message
pw - password
PTMM - Please Tell Me More
PJ- Product Junkie

Q


R
RAS - Running And Screaming
RE - REgarding
RFC - Request For Comment
RFD - Request For Discussion
RSN - Real Soon Now

S
SMH = Shaking my Head
sls - sodium laureth sulfate
S&C=shampoo and condition
SO - Significant Other
SOB - Scroll On By
SIL - Sister In Law
SL = Shoulder length


T
TY: Thank you
TIA- thanks in advance
thx - thanks
TMI: Too Much Information
TFS - Thanks For Sharing

U
UGTBK yoU've Got To Be Kidding
USU - USUally

V
VBG - Very Big Grin


W
WTF- What The F$#K
WTH = What the Heck
WTG- way to go
WB - Welcome back
WWYD - What Would You Do
WL = Waist Length
WGO- Wild Growth Oil



Y
YSR - Yeah, sure, right
YWIA - Youre welcome in advance


4U - For you
2L8 - Too late
2U - To you
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 03, 2009 3:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
I think we should add CL for chin length and HF for Hairfinity too. Wink
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 31, 2009 6:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
Cool Ammy.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 19, 2009 4:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
How about TBL----> tail bone length Smile
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 27, 2009 2:02 am    Post subject: WOW! Reply with quote
Tailbone length? WOW, that is amazing! I am aiming for BSL only because my hair is incredibly thick and it is so hot on my neck and it is only touching my shoulders. Good luck to you, girl Very Happy .
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 29, 2009 2:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
I actually had to print this out, needed a cheat sheet!
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 01, 2009 2:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
There are so many to remember. Sometimes, I jsut like to rely on good ole english LOL.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 08, 2010 3:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
Wow so many and so many I think if I put it people would not know what I am talking about
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 21, 2010 4:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
i agree!!!! makes sense...LMBO! Laughing

angeeE5 wrote:
There are so many to remember. Sometimes, I jsut like to rely on good ole english LOL.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 30, 2010 4:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
wow... this is great... i have been wondering what sooo many of the abbreviations were...
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 02, 2010 1:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
u can also google it
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ceely



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PostPosted: Tue May 18, 2010 2:02 am    Post subject: Abbreviations Reply with quote
Many of these I think r used for just plain texting if I'm not mistaken!
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PostPosted: Tue May 18, 2010 3:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
what do you mean?some people use those on here,i can see how u would think that though.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 09, 2011 2:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
What is OP?

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