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Discussion in 'Newly Diagnosed' started by catherinecherub, Nov 19, 2015.

  1. catherinecherub

    catherinecherub · Guest

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  2. MikePea

    MikePea Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I hate abreviations.:arghh:
     
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    aquonut56 Type 2 · Newbie

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    me2 ...
     
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    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    Oopp
     
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    Me too
     
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    libbs1 Type 2 · Newbie

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    suppose they are ok when u know what they mean
     
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    Hello and welcome to the forum, any questions just ask.
     
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    It took me a few months to get to grips with some of the abbreviations and I'm still learning. They are useful shorthand though
     
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    NFN anyone?
     
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    NFI, but I will guess Normal for Norfolk.
     
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    @Contralto, It's a lot easier to say the acronym for the Australian airline QANTAS, than it's full name "Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services".
     
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    What about phonetic abbrevs: MNX (Ham and Eggs) ?
     
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    That's strine...
     
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    I heard on one of the Two Ronnies shows.
     
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    I consider it a distraction when not on familiar terrain.
     
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    Agreed @tayelola, it s like someone is using a dialect unknown to the listener/reader. And I gather the word jargon comes from the French and meanings twittering of birds.
     
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    Ahh! Something like forkandles.
     
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    Ya lost me on that one @Tipetoo !
     
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