Abbreviations

wimom27October 25, 2007

Sorry, but I am having a hard time figuring out some of the abbreviations used in these forums! I get some of them... but need to ask about the main one that stumps me...

What does the "D" stand for in DH, DD, DS, and so on????

I'm assuming the rest of the abbreviations go something like this:

SD= stepdaughter

SS= stepson

MIL= mother-in-law

SIL= sister-in-law

SGS= step grandson

SGD= step granddaughter

BM= biomom

BF= birth father (although could refer to boyfriend too)

XH= ex-husband

XW= ex-wife

anymore I am missing or not understanding????

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vivian31

Usually D stands for "dear" but there are those times when it can certainly be something else....;)

Looks like you got the rest. Can't think of any others right offhand.

    Bookmark   October 25, 2007 at 4:18PM
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justnotmartha

how about:

EOW - every other weekend
CP - custodial parent
NCP - non custodial parent
TOW - the other woman
DMMSUW - dude my mom chacks up with . . . saw this on a post recently and it cracked me up!

    Bookmark   October 25, 2007 at 4:41PM
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wimom27

LOL... I saw that one too and really liked it! :-)

Thanks! I figured D = dear... but figured I would check for sure!

    Bookmark   October 26, 2007 at 8:22AM
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quirk

justnotmartha, yep my mom thinks it's pretty funny too. But not nearly as hilarious as she thinks it is to ask me repeatedly when I'm going to give her grandkids.

(this is her idea of a joke. this woman has no shortage of grandkids. 5 of her own, 5 of Dude's, and one or two kids of her exchange student she had for a year that she "counts" as her grandkids too, although she doesn't actually know the kids since they live in sweden)

yes, my family's weird.

    Bookmark   October 26, 2007 at 12:31PM
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lonepiper

I'd rather be weird and have character than be blah. Blah is blah.

    Bookmark   October 26, 2007 at 1:24PM
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justnotmartha

maybe the kids in Sweden can be RKFATW (random kids from around the world)??

    Bookmark   October 27, 2007 at 12:19PM
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norcalgirl78

bump

    Bookmark   April 18, 2008 at 2:42PM
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imamommy

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    Bookmark   May 6, 2008 at 2:42PM
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ashley1979

Thanks so much for helping me out with these!

    Bookmark   May 6, 2008 at 2:58PM
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finedreams

SO- significant other
GP, GM, GF-grandparents
TOM-the other man

    Bookmark   May 6, 2008 at 4:11PM
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finedreams

future family members:
FDH
FSD
FSS
FMIL
etc

and also XMIL-ex mother in law

    Bookmark   May 6, 2008 at 4:12PM
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pseudo_mom

bump

    Bookmark   November 21, 2008 at 2:28PM
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