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Abbrev. that make you crazy

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Postby Henry Vilas » Fri Aug 24, 2007 8:14 pm

mofo
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Postby snoqueen » Fri Aug 24, 2007 10:53 pm

vites for vitamins

meds for medications, unless you're being sarcastic
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Postby blunt » Sat Aug 25, 2007 2:24 pm

buckyor wrote:
blunt wrote:Almost everything pouring out of Rachel Ray's mouth:
-evoo
-shtoop
-parm
-za
etcetcetcetctetc....

Has anyone played the Rachel Ray drinking game?

shtoop is an abbreviation?

Not if I have anything to do with it.


Ok, then, F.U.
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Postby lonesomejohnny » Mon Aug 27, 2007 4:01 pm

Notice that the Street sign for "Caddis Bend", a short road in fitchburg that takes you to the Great Dane, is helpfully shortened to a logical:

"CADDIS BND"

Thanks for saving the taxpayers that extra cut-vinyl letter.
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Re: Abbrev. that make you crazy

Postby Ducatista » Mon Aug 27, 2007 5:58 pm

TheBookPolice wrote:..."sammy" for sandwich...

I hate most "cute" abbreviations. Hubby for husband is particularly lame.

No too fond of fave for favorite, either.
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Postby magic moose » Mon Aug 27, 2007 7:08 pm

The "cool" abbreviations for fast food:

Micky D's
KFC
TB (this one threw me for a loop, even though it has a more common menaing of tuberculosis)
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Postby Henry Vilas » Mon Aug 27, 2007 7:31 pm

magic moose wrote:TB (this one threw me for a loop, even though it has a more common menaing of tuberculosis)

My students who worked there didn't abbreviate Taco Bell. Instead they called it either Taco Smell or Toxic Hell.
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Postby Oprah » Mon Aug 27, 2007 8:37 pm

magic moose wrote:The "cool" abbreviations for fast food:

Micky D's
KFC
TB (this one threw me for a loop, even though it has a more common menaing of tuberculosis)


Don't forget BK and Pee Hut.
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Postby white_rabbit » Mon Aug 27, 2007 8:43 pm

Oprah wrote:
magic moose wrote:The "cool" abbreviations for fast food:

Micky D's
KFC
TB (this one threw me for a loop, even though it has a more common menaing of tuberculosis)


Don't forget BK and Pee Hut.


I'm kind of fond of this one: RB's.
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Postby Ducatista » Mon Aug 27, 2007 10:27 pm

Henry Vilas wrote:My students who worked there didn't abbreviate Taco Bell. Instead they called it either Taco Smell or Toxic Hell.

We just call it Hell. Fondly, though.

In my hometown, Hal's Red Owl supermarket was variously known as the Dead Owl, Hal's Red Eye, or the Dirty Bird. It was a pretty grubby store, but they redeemed themselves by selling 6-packs of Old Mil for a buck fifty five.
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Postby mayact4 » Tue Aug 28, 2007 2:30 am

Addy, for address.

Is it really that hard to type or write three additional letters?
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Postby lonesomejohnny » Tue Aug 28, 2007 10:12 am

"W"
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Postby LadyBoyd » Tue Aug 28, 2007 10:23 am

prezzie for present

people saying 'bday' aloud instead of saying 'birthday'

footie for football
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Postby blunt » Tue Aug 28, 2007 10:36 am

buckyor wrote:
blunt wrote:Almost everything pouring out of Rachel Ray's mouth:
-evoo
-shtoop
-parm
-za
etcetcetcetctetc....

Has anyone played the Rachel Ray drinking game?

shtoop is an abbreviation?

Not if I have anything to do with it.


Yes: it is two abrev.s combined.
Stew + soup.
The extra shh sound I think is simply a natural cuteness secretion emanating from Rachel.
She can't help it.
And that continues to ratchet up the annoyance factor even further.
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Postby TheBookPolice » Tue Aug 28, 2007 12:19 pm

blunt wrote:
buckyor wrote:
blunt wrote:-shtoop

shtoop is an abbreviation?

Yes: it is two abrev.s combined.
Stew + soup.
The extra shh sound I think is simply a natural cuteness secretion emanating from Rachel.
She can't help it.
And that continues to ratchet up the annoyance factor even further.


Someone better warn a sister that that word does not mean what she thinks it means.
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