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to think that bf is confusing

(17 Posts)
Justforlaughs Sat 20-Jul-13 07:51:35

as "breast" and "bottle" both start with a b!?
There, I've said it!

Euphemia Sat 20-Jul-13 07:53:36

Bottle feeding is usually abbreviated as ff - formula feeding.

Justforlaughs Sat 20-Jul-13 08:03:25

Really? In which case I really don't understand half the posts on here! grin Doesn't take much to confuse me though, I'll admit

BabyMakesMyEyesGoSleepy Sat 20-Jul-13 08:04:35

Or bf could be boyfriend or best friend. grin

Euphemia Sat 20-Jul-13 08:05:33

At first I wondered if by bf you meant boyfriend or best friend, do maybe I'm misreading posts too! grin

MrsBungle Sat 20-Jul-13 08:08:02

I thought you meant boyfriend and best friend!

Justforlaughs Sat 20-Jul-13 08:09:14

OMG!!! Just shoot me!

AKissIsNotAContract Sat 20-Jul-13 08:14:21

DP also has a double meaning. I used to chuckle when I first joined MN and saw people calling their partners DP.

Sparklingbrook Sat 20-Jul-13 08:28:06

GP. Doctor or Grandparent? confused

bumblebeaver Sat 20-Jul-13 08:28:56

Or guinea pig grin

Sparklingbrook Sat 20-Jul-13 08:30:30

YY bumble 'AIBU to put my GP in a cage in the garden'? Ummmmmm. grin

CockyFox Sat 20-Jul-13 08:31:04

I once saw a post with DNDN I was utterly confused. Turned out it was Dear Next Door Neighbour.

Sparklingbrook Sat 20-Jul-13 08:31:39

'DF' father or fiance?

AIBU to ravish my DF to within an inch of his life? Ummmmmm.......

Sparklingbrook Sat 20-Jul-13 08:32:29


The person next door to them Cocky. grin

Calabria Sat 20-Jul-13 10:38:13

BM is another one

Breast milk
Bowel movement
Brides maid

NoComet Sat 20-Jul-13 10:45:47

DF dear friend or dear father or even dear fiancee.

DM dear mum or the dreaded Daily Mail

NoComet Sat 20-Jul-13 10:48:18

HB generally taken to be home birth, but clearly hospital birth too.

I guess that the latter, sadly, is so much the norm it's taken for granted.

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