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Acronymns... what are they?

Started by Cirette, September 10, 2011, 09:17:39 am

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Even after reading a lot of posts, I still am scratching my brain trying to figure out what all the acronyms actually stand for. Is there a glossary somewhere?

DS means your son, but what does D stand for?



Go to Forum Support and read about abbreviations. We didn't really make them up, then were brough here from any other sites to make posting easier. I just love FOO (family of origin.)  ;) Sending love...
Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. Dalai Lama


There is an old post in the grab bag section too.


Quickly, here are the most common ones:

DS - dear son
DD - dear daughter
DH - dear husband
FOO - Family of origin
DIL- daughter in law, FDIL - future daughter in law
MIL - mother in law
IMO - in my opinion
Respect ... is appreciation of the separateness of the other person, of the ways in which he or she is unique.
-- Annie Gottlieb



DS - Dear Son
DIL = Daughter I Law
DD = Dear Daughter
MIL = Mother In Law
FIL = Father in Law
SIL - Son in Law OR Sister In Law
BIL = Brother In Law
GD = Granddaughter
GS = Grandson
SM = Stepmother
SF = Stepfather
FOO = Family of Origin
IMO = In My Opinion
IMHO = In My Humble Opinion
DDD = Dear Disabled Daughter
DDIL = Distant Daughter in Law,
CDIL = Close Daughter in Law,
OS = Oldest Son,
YS = Youngest Son,
DH = Dear Husband,
GK or GC = Grandkid or Grandchild
OMG = Oh, My God!
ROTFL = Rolling On The Floor Laughing
BTW = By the Way
Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. Dalai Lama


And I thought French and Spanish were hard......


Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. Dalai Lama


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