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Hook me up with theknot LINGO!!

Maybe I'm slow... I need to be updated on the acronyms....! The only one I know (I think) is:
FMIL- Future Mother in law??
What is a PIP.. a GTG, etc... LOL

Thanks kindly!

Re: Hook me up with theknot LINGO!!

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    tyboydtyboyd member
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    edited December 2011
    PIP- picture in post
    GTG- get together
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    edited December 2011
    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/cultural-wedding-boards_african-american-weddings_hook-up-theknot-lingo?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Cultural%20Wedding%20BoardsForum:400Discussion:1b6e1494-ba8a-4212-9299-a76a85cef371Post:4cc7a282-cab2-4c68-8843-e56b30a05062">Re: Hook me up with theknot LINGO!!</a>:
    [QUOTE]PIP- picture in post GTG- get together
    Posted by tyboyd[/QUOTE]

    Thanks!! Anything else I need to know?
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    bbyckesbbyckes member
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    edited December 2011
    Here's a few more.  Sorry for the weird formatting.

    Trying to figure out what people are talking about? Hope this list will help! These abbreviations are listed in alphabetical order.

    AW = Attention Whore
    BC, BCP = birth control, birth control pills
    BF = Boyfriend or Best Friend
    BM = Bridesmaid or Best Man
     
    P = Bridal Party
    C&P = Cut & Paste (someone's copied a post from some other board. sometimes for info, sometimes for amusement)
    DF = Dear (or darned, or dratted, or …) Fiancé DH = Dear Husband
    DIY = Do-it-yourself; making something yourself as opposed to buying it or hiring a vendor E-ring = engagement ring
    FG = Flower Girl FI = Fiancé (male) or Fiancée (female)
     
    FIL = Father In Law FILs = Future in-laws, sometimes referred to as:
          FBIL = Future Brother-in-law
          FFIL = Future Father-in-law
          FMIL = Future Mother-in-law
          FSIL = Future Sister-in-law
    Flame = to tell someone that their plans are tacky/stupid/wrong, etc. Hence, "no flames" means "if you don't have something nice or constructive to say, then kindly stay out of the conversation."
    GF = Girlfriend
    GM = Groomsmen
    GTG = a Knottie get-together
    HM = Honeymoon HTH = Hope this helps
    IHO = In Honor Of
    ILs = In-laws
    IMHO = In my humble opinion
    IMNSHO = In my not so humble opinion
    JK = just kidding, or joking
    JMO (or JMHO) = Just my (humble) opinion JP = Justice of the Peace
    LAM = "Look at me" (preferred by some to the more crass
     AW=attention whore)
    LMAO = Laughing my @ss off
    LOL = Laughing out loud
    LTBM = Living together before marriage
    MIL = Mother In Law
    MOH = Maid / Matron of Honor
    MS = Martha Stewart
    MUD - Made Up Drama
    NFP = natural family planning
    NFT = No Further Text
    NMS = Not my style
    NWMT = Not worth my time
    NWR = Not Wedding Related
    OMG = Oh my gosh / god
    PIB = Pictures in Bio
    PSA = Public Service Announcement
    RB = Ring Bearer
    RD = Rehearsal Dinner
    RP = Repost
    SAHM = stay-at-home mom
    SAHW = stay-at-home wife
    SBD = South Beach Diet
    STDs = Save The Date cards
    STHH = "Stay the hell home" 
    TIA = Thanks In Advance
    TMI = Too Much Information
    TROLL = Someone posting a fake question or a nasty reply to get a reaction
    TTC = Trying to conceive (there's a whole other list of lingo for the baby board)
    TY = Thank you
    WP = wedding party
    WW = Weight Watchers
     
    XP = Cross posted (posted to more than one board)       
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    edited December 2011
    bbyckes  i may have to RP or CP this on the Atlanta Boards! LOL
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    tyboydtyboyd member
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    edited December 2011
    Bbyckes didn't play any games! lol. Overachiever! hahaha
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    bbyckesbbyckes member
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    edited December 2011
    haha - I just C&Pd from another board!
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    edited December 2011
    wow..... :-) thanks for the in depth info. bbyckes
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