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Updating the acronym list

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LivvyW Wed 17-Sep-08 20:41:41

May i suggest someone looks at updating it. I've been bored and delving into topics i wouldn't normally dip into, and in some of them i am completely lost.

Has it been a while since it was refreshed?

HelenMumsnet (MNHQ) Wed 17-Sep-08 23:13:07

Hi there

Could you post some of the acronyms that are perplexing you?

Then we'll take a look and see what we can do smile

GiraffeAHolic Thu 18-Sep-08 17:17:03

BOAK what the hell is that??

MadreInglese Thu 18-Sep-08 17:17:57

boak just means retch doesn't it?

MarlaSinger Thu 18-Sep-08 17:18:14

Boak is just boak isn't it, like barf or puke but more Mumsnet.

fryalot Thu 18-Sep-08 17:19:06

I think some help with the TTC acronyms would be a good idea (and also what some of those words actually mean, and what stuff is wink)

MrsSprat Thu 18-Sep-08 17:20:39

LMAO - que?

MadreInglese Thu 18-Sep-08 17:21:05

The double meaning ones confuse me

people use DF as dear fiance or dear friend or dear father

BF as breastfeeding or best friend

I often have to re-read posts as I've misunderstood the acronyms

SaintGeorge Thu 18-Sep-08 17:21:08

Laugh(ed) my arse off

hughjarssss Thu 18-Sep-08 17:21:19

Laugh My Arse Off

MadreInglese Thu 18-Sep-08 17:21:51

Laughing My Arse Off

MadreInglese Thu 18-Sep-08 17:22:10

echooooooooooo grin

MrsSprat Thu 18-Sep-08 17:22:58

oh right. Thanks, is that what you do when ROFLing excessively, owing to the friction?

SaintGeorge Thu 18-Sep-08 17:23:58

Dunno, but it can get mighty messy if you PYSL, LYAO and then ROFL.

Not to be recommended wink

GiraffeAHolic Thu 18-Sep-08 17:28:49

blush ok, why have I never heard that before?

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