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Newbie Guide to forum shorthand..

#1
As several people have recently asked what does "this" and "that" mean, I think we need a guide for the newbies who come here..

Here are a few of the common ones, and feel free to add any that you think of..

* week, star week, TOTM = the time when you ladies tend to explode like a supernova :) ( ie time of the month )
SOTW = Slimmer Of The Week
SOTM = Slimmer Of The Month
SW = Slimming World
WW = Weight Watchers
VLCD = Very Low Calorie Diet
WI = Weigh in
PCOS = Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome
TTC = Trying To Conceive
TMI = Too Much Information ( thanks Frugal )
STS = Stayed The Same ( how can I have forgotten that one? )
HTH = Hope That Helps / Happy To Help
btw = by the way
iykwim = if you know what i mean
idk = i dont know
bf = boyfriend
gf = girlfriend
HEA = Healthy extra A
HEB = Healthy extra B
HEX = Healthy extra
DH = dear/darling husband ( or as i just saw on another forums definition Damn Husband....lol)
DD = dear/darling daughter
DS = dear/darling son
OH = other half
OP = Original Poster
VLF = very low fat
VFF / FF = virtually fat free / Fat Free
C = Consultant
 
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#2
Here are a few of the common ones, and feel free to add any that you think of..

* week, star week, TOTM = the time when you ladies tend to explode like a supernova :) ( ie time of the month )
LOL.......TMI too much information :)
 
#3
That's a great list. I was sitting working them out for ages! :)
 
#4
HTH - hope that helps
hea - healthy extra a
heb - healthy extra b

:)
 
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lolacola

Silver Member
#5
When replying to a post, I see people referring to the person who asked the question as the OP - what does that stand for?
 

*honey

Silver Member
#9
btw -by the way
iykwim - if you know what i mean
idk - i dont know
bf - boyfriend
gf - girlfriend
HEA - Healthy extra A
HEB - Healthy extra B
HEX - Healthy extra
DH - dear/darling husband ( or as i just saw on another forums definition Damn Husband....lol)
DD - dear/darling daughter
DS - dear/darling son
 
#11
Thanks for this, big help :D x
 


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