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  • frozen-assets@yahoogroups.com
    TLA s and other Confusing Terms. What is a TLA? Three letter acronym. Think IBM, ATT, NBI... ( actually NBI does not stand for anything anymore, but it used to
    Message 1 of 97 , Sep 1, 2006
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      TLA's and other Confusing Terms.

      What is a TLA? Three letter acronym. Think IBM, ATT, NBI... (
      actually NBI does not stand for anything anymore, but it used to .. )

      Here are some of these:

      ABM ~ Automatic Bread Machine

      ADMIN ~ a relatively important message from your list owner or
      moderators. We
      use them to comunicate list changes, Yahoo glitches, and to stop
      threads
      ( messages ) that have gotten out of hand.

      B1G1F/BOFOF ~ Buy One Get One Free. Grocery store promotion

      C/P ~ Crockpot ( a trademark of Rival ) or any other type of slow
      cooker. This abreviation is sometimes used in recipe titles. Also,
      CP ( no slash ).

      FAQ ~ Frequently Asked Questions (an informational post answering
      common questions on a topic).

      Flame ~ An angry message directed at another person or people.

      ISO ~ In Search Of

      LOL ~ Laughing out loud. Lots of variations ROTFL is rolling on the
      floor laughing, and is usually acompanied by MAO or PIMP, the meaning
      of which is left to be deduced by the reader.

      MC ~ Master Cook ~ Master Cook is recipe management software program
      originally by Sierra, now produced by ValuSoft. www.mastercook.com

      OAMC ~ Once a month cooking ~ the term comes from the book "Once A
      Month Cooking" by Mimi Wilson and Mary Beth Lagerborg

      OT ~ off topic.

      REC ~ The post includes a recipe

      Spam ~ Bulk email or Usenet posts that are massively crossposted or
      multi-posted. Some people call any out-of-place commercial post or
      email "spam."

      TNT ~ Tried and True

      TVP/TSP ~ Textured Vegetable Protein/Texturized Soy Protein

      Troll ~ An insincere message, posted in hopes of upsetting people,
      inciting arguments, and stirring up trouble.

      WW ~ Weight Watchers. "points" on many recipes refer to the number of
      Weight Watcher points on the recipe, per serving. These relate to the
      WW 1,2,3, success program.

      XPOST ~ Cross post. Posted to more than one mailing list or newsgroup
      at a time

      Other common Internet Acronyms

      KID AND FAMILY RELATED:

      BIL Brother-In-Law
      DCP Day Care Provider
      DD Dear Daughter
      DS Dear Son
      DH Dear Husband
      DW Dear Wife
      FIL Father-In-Law
      MIL Mother-In-Law
      SAH Stay at Home
      SIL Sister-In-Law
      SO Significant Other
      WAH Work At Home

      GENERAL EXPRESSIONS:

      AFAIK As Far As I Know
      BTDT Been There, Done That
      BTW By The Way
      FWIW For What It's Worth
      FYI For Your Information
      <G> Grin also <BG> big grin & <VBG> very big grin
      HTH Hope This Helps
      IIRC If I Recall Correctly
      IMHO In My Humble (or Honest) Opinion
      NAYY Not Associated, Yadda, Yadda ( disclaimer )
      OTOH On The Other Hand
      TIA Thanks In Advance
      TTFN Ta Ta For Now
      TTYL Talk To You Later
      TANSTAAFL There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch
      XP Cross Post
      YMMV Your Mileage May Vary (i.e. every family is different and
      what worked for me may not work for you)
    • frozen-assets@yahoogroups.com
      TLA s and other Confusing Terms. What is a TLA? Three letter acronym. Think IBM, ATT, NBI... ( actually NBI does not stand for anything anymore, but it used to
      Message 97 of 97 , Apr 1 12:38 AM
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        TLA's and other Confusing Terms.

        What is a TLA? Three letter acronym. Think IBM, ATT, NBI... (
        actually NBI does not stand for anything anymore, but it used to .. )

        Here are some of these:

        ABM ~ Automatic Bread Machine

        ADMIN ~ a relatively important message from your list owner or
        moderators. We
        use them to comunicate list changes, Yahoo glitches, and to stop
        threads
        ( messages ) that have gotten out of hand.

        B1G1F/BOFOF ~ Buy One Get One Free. Grocery store promotion

        C/P ~ Crockpot ( a trademark of Rival ) or any other type of slow
        cooker. This abreviation is sometimes used in recipe titles. Also,
        CP ( no slash ).

        FAQ ~ Frequently Asked Questions (an informational post answering
        common questions on a topic).

        Flame ~ An angry message directed at another person or people.

        ISO ~ In Search Of

        LOL ~ Laughing out loud. Lots of variations ROTFL is rolling on the
        floor laughing, and is usually acompanied by MAO or PIMP, the meaning
        of which is left to be deduced by the reader.

        MC ~ Master Cook ~ Master Cook is recipe management software program
        originally by Sierra, now produced by ValuSoft. www.mastercook.com

        OAMC ~ Once a month cooking ~ the term comes from the book "Once A
        Month Cooking" by Mimi Wilson and Mary Beth Lagerborg

        OT ~ off topic.

        REC ~ The post includes a recipe

        Spam ~ Bulk email or Usenet posts that are massively crossposted or
        multi-posted. Some people call any out-of-place commercial post or
        email "spam."

        TNT ~ Tried and True

        TVP/TSP ~ Textured Vegetable Protein/Texturized Soy Protein

        Troll ~ An insincere message, posted in hopes of upsetting people,
        inciting arguments, and stirring up trouble.

        WW ~ Weight Watchers. "points" on many recipes refer to the number of
        Weight Watcher points on the recipe, per serving. These relate to the
        WW 1,2,3, success program.

        XPOST ~ Cross post. Posted to more than one mailing list or newsgroup
        at a time

        Other common Internet Acronyms

        KID AND FAMILY RELATED:

        BIL Brother-In-Law
        DCP Day Care Provider
        DD Dear Daughter
        DS Dear Son
        DH Dear Husband
        DW Dear Wife
        FIL Father-In-Law
        MIL Mother-In-Law
        SAH Stay at Home
        SIL Sister-In-Law
        SO Significant Other
        WAH Work At Home

        GENERAL EXPRESSIONS:

        AFAIK As Far As I Know
        BTDT Been There, Done That
        BTW By The Way
        FWIW For What It's Worth
        FYI For Your Information
        <G> Grin also <BG> big grin & <VBG> very big grin
        HTH Hope This Helps
        IIRC If I Recall Correctly
        IMHO In My Humble (or Honest) Opinion
        NAYY Not Associated, Yadda, Yadda ( disclaimer )
        OTOH On The Other Hand
        TIA Thanks In Advance
        TTFN Ta Ta For Now
        TTYL Talk To You Later
        TANSTAAFL There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch
        XP Cross Post
        YMMV Your Mileage May Vary (i.e. every family is different and
        what worked for me may not work for you)
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