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MNQuilter 01-24-2010 11:14 AM


Originally Posted by fireworkslover

Originally Posted by Elisabrat
your not a goof I asked it a while back myself and never use them. It takes me more time to remember than to just type in husband and sometimes.. dear is not the word that best fits in front of it.

Your comment made me laugh, as "Dear" also might not go in front of mine. I too was wondering if there was somewhere to go to get the list of DH, etc. Thanks for doing it for me.

Yep, the "D" can have other meanings depending on the day! :lol:

Pam G 01-24-2010 11:28 AM


Originally Posted by Chasing Hawk
DH, DD

Do they stand for Dinghy husband or dead duck?..lol

Deadly driver, Dirty hair?

Love these!

Since I am recently divorced I can relate to anything except Dear Husband. I do have a Dear Daughter but think Dingy Daughter works very well too.

Pat G 03-15-2010 05:23 PM


Originally Posted by erhausfrau
You know, I am just thinking about how many of these kids nowdays who text cannot spell their way out of a paper bag! And now we are doing it! The only one I use I have used for the past 50 years. My dear husband is my OAO - one and only!

Has it gotten down to where we are too busy to even spell out a word? Edie

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Yes, that's where it is now. I wasn't happy with it either until my gdtr (granddaughter ???) taught me to text on my cellphone & now I want to use whatever shortcut I can find. LOL.
I love your OAO.
Pat G

Edie 03-16-2010 02:55 AM

How about ABC - that is used when I make minute steaks or cube steaks - ABC - already been chewed! Or NCM - non compos mentis - Latin for Not Totally With it!!!! You know, a sandwich shy at a picnic, one fry short of a Kid's Meal, etc.

Have a good day. At least I think us older ones have better initials to our shortening of words. At least you have to think a little bit in the process - Oh, Gum is also ABC! Edie

nativetexan 03-16-2010 07:17 AM

I always thought LOL was lots of love but it's usually lots of laughs!

Pat G 03-16-2010 07:22 AM

I thought it meant "laugh out loud".

Quilter7x 03-16-2010 07:26 AM


Originally Posted by Pat G
I thought it meant "laugh out loud".

It's interchangable, laugh out lot loud or lots of laughs, either one works.

Bobbinwinder 03-16-2010 08:06 AM


Originally Posted by nativetexan
I always thought LOL was lots of love but it's usually lots of laughs!

Geez, and I thought it was Laughin' Out Loud....
I'm in agreement with Edie...words are less likely to be misunderstood.

Jingle 03-16-2010 09:13 AM

I just go with the flow. It meets my 20 year rule = if it won't matter in 20 years = it don't matter.

Pat G 03-16-2010 02:56 PM


Originally Posted by Jingleberry
I just go with the flow. It meets my 20 year rule = if it won't matter in 20 years = it don't matter.

That is so funny. As I get older, that time limit gets shorter & shorter. Sometimes it's almost immediate. Ha.
After losing my daughter 6 yrs. ago & then husband recently, I decided there is really very little that's very important. Too bad we don't learn that earlier in life. Would save ourselves a lot of grief & working so hard. My priorities now are my 2 sons & g-kids. Next comes my quilting which has been my therapy.


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