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    Super Member Short an Sweet's Avatar
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    is there a list of the abbreviations and what they stand for? Trying to read posts can be a little challenging lol
    DD, DH, FMG etc.. etc..

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    Yes, use the search function at top of page, type in abbreviations and you will find the posts.

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    DD..dear daughter
    DH ..dear husband..
    GGK grand kids
    GC..grand child or children
    MLN.. mothwr in law
    SIL.. son in law
    FMQ.. free motion quilting or FMMQ.. free motion machine quilting
    LOL.. lot of luck or love.

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    BOB = Beginnerís Only Block (swap)
    BOM = Block of the Month
    DSM = Domestic Sewing Machine
    DWR = Double Wedding Ring
    FART = Fabric Aquisition Road Trip
    FIU = Finish It Up
    FQ = Fat Quarter
    HST = Half-Square Triangle
    HSY = Havenít Started Yet
    LAQ= Long Arm Quilter
    LQS = Local Quilt Shop
    MAQ = Mid-Arm Quilter
    OBW = One-Block Wonder
    PHD = Project Half Done
    PIGS = Projects in Grocery Sacks
    SABLE = Stash Accumulation Beyond Life Expectancy
    SEX = Stash Enhancing eXperience (or eXcursion)
    STASH = Special Treasures All Secretly Hidden
    TGIF = Thank God Itís Finished!
    TOT = Tone-on-Tone
    UFO = UnFinshed Object
    WHIMM = Works Hidden In My Mind
    WIP = Work In Progress
    WISP = Work In Slow Progress
    WIVSP = Work In Very Slow Progress
    WIWMI = Wish It Would Make Itself
    WOF = Width of Fabric
    WOMBAT = Waste of Money, Batting, and Time
    WOW = White On White
    WWIT = What Was I Thinking

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    Thank you ladies I will print this out and keep it handy for when I'm reading the posts

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    Wow, Learned a few new ones today.. thanks for asking the question and thanks for leaving the answers !!!!

    my only different one would be:

    LOL -Laugh out loud

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    I thought that LOL was laugh out loud also...

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    I've been reading SIL as sister in law, and lol as laugh out loud. Learning new things all the time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stitchin
    I've been reading SIL as sister in law, and lol as laugh out loud. Learning new things all the time.
    LOL is laugh out loud. That's extremely old computer speak. SIL can be either sister or son in law. That one you usually have to go by context.

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    So... What does ISO mean, Please?

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