Common Internet Abbreviations and Lingo


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Common Internet/Forum Abbreviations and Lingo

AFK-Away from Keyboard
AFAIK-As Far as I know
AISI-As I see it
AP-Attachment Parenting
ATM-At the moment
BBL-Be Back Later
BFN-Bye for Now
BOT-Back on Topic
BRB-Be Right Back
BTDT-Been there, done that
BTW-By the way
BWL Bursting With Laughter
CD-Cloth Diapering
CU-See you
CUL8r-See you later
CYA-See ya
DC-Darling children
DD-Darling Daughter
DH-Darling Husband
DIY-Do it Yourself
DK-Don't Know
DP-Darling Partner
DS-Darling Son
DSD-Darling(Dear) Step Daughter
DSS-Darling(Dear) Step Son
FS-For Sale
FWIW-For What it's worth
FYA-For Your Amusement
FYI-For your information
IAC-In any Case
ICAM-I couldn't agree more
IDK-I Don't Know
IEC-In any Event
IIRC-If I remember correctly
IMA-I might add
IMHO-In my humble/honest opinion
IMNSHO-In my not so humble opinion
IMO-In my opinion
IMPOV-In my point of view
IOW-In other words
IRL-In real life
ISO - In search of
ITA-I totally agree
JK-Just Kidding
KWIM-Know What I mean?
LMHO-Laughing my head off
LOL-Laughing out loud
MOF-Matter of Fact
MYOB-Mind your own Business
NAK-Nursing At Keyboard
NBD-No big deal
NP New poster/No Problem
NTIM-Not that it matters
OBO-Or best offer
OIC-Oh I see
OMG Oh my goodness/gosh
OP Original poster
PITA-Pain in the B*tt
PP-Previous Poster
ROFL Rolling on floor laughing
RTM-Read the Manual
SO Significant Other
SOW-Speaking of which
SWIM-See what I mean
TBYB-Try before you buy
TDM-Too Darn Many
TFTHAOT-Thanks for the help ahead of time
TIA Thanks in advance
TTBOMK-To the Best of my Knowledge
TTYL-Talk to you Later
TYVM-Thank you very much
WB-Welcome back
WDYT-What do you think
WTB-Want to buy
WTG-Way to Go
YGWYPF-You Get What You Pay For
YMMV-Your mileage may vary
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Re: Common Forum Abbreviations and Lingo

AO(E)-Alpha Omega (Elite)
BB-Backless Booster
BPB-Belt Positioning Booster
BR-Britax Frontier
BRU-Babies R Us
BSC-Belt Shortening Clip
Bucket-Infant Carrier
CA-Complete Air
CALX-Complete Air LX
CMVSS-Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standard
CCO - Combi Coccoro
CPSA-Child Passenger Safety Advocate
CPS-Child Passenger Safety
CPST-Child Passenger Safety Technician
CR-Child Restraint
D-RING-Part of the Britax extender strap for tethering rear-facing
DOM-Date of Manufacture
EB-Eddie Bauer
EH-Extended Harnessing
EPS-Expanded Polystyrene Foam
ERF-Extended rear-facing
EFTA-Evenflo Triumph Advance
EFTA65-Evenflo Triumph Advance 65
FMVSS-Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard
FPSE-Fisher-Price Safe Embrace
FPSVB-Fisher-Price Safe Voyage Booster
FPSVD-Fisher Price Safe Voyage Deluxe
FR-Britax Frontier
FR85-Britax Frontier85
GAB-Graco Air Booster
GN-Graco Nautilus
GO-Safeguard GO Seat
GSR-Graco Snugride
HBB-high back booster
HWH-High Weight Harnessed
KF-Chicco Keyfit infant seat
LATCH-(L)ower (A)nchors and (T)ethers for (Ch)ildren
LBB-Low Back Booster
LBP-Lap Belt Positioner; also Long Belt Path
LC-Learning Curve
MCP-Maxi-Cosi Priori
MM-Mia Moda
MR-MyRide Graco
OHS-Overhead Shield
PWSG-Parkway Safeguard Britax
RC-Recaro Como
RN-Radian (Sunshine Kids)
RS-Recaro Signo
RSTV-ride safer travel vest
RYS-Recaro Young sport
SFO-Safety First Onboard
SIP-Side Impact Protection
SK-Sunshine Kids(maker of Radian)
SKJP-Sunshine Kids Juvenile Products
SL-Super LATCH (on some Radian seats)
SBP-Short Belt Path
SR22/32/35-Graco Snugride
SSK-Sunshine Kids
SS2-Safeseat 2/Graco
SR/C Starriser/ Britax
TA-Tether Anchor
TA-Evenflo Triumph Advance
TC-Transport Canada
TRU-Toys R Us
TSIP-True Side Impact Protection (Britax)
TT-Top Tether
UAS-Universal Anchorage System (also Canadian term for LATCH)
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