Define abbreviations please

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  1. bamasandman

    bamasandman Out Of The Brooder

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    I am hoping someone will post a list of definitions for the multitude of common abbreviations that are used on this site such as DW, DH, RIR, EE, etc. I can figure out some but am lost on others. HELP!!!!!!!! THANKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    DW = dear wife
    DH = dear husband
    RIR = rhode island red
    EE = easter egger
     
  3. HobbyChickener

    HobbyChickener Chillin' With My Peeps

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    DH - Dear Husband
    DD - Dear Daughter
    DS - Dear Son
    DW - Darn Wife (haha)
    LOL - Laugh out loud
    EE - Easter Egger
    RIR - Road Island Red
    RIW - Road Island White
    BO - Buff Orpington
    BOSS - Black Oil Sunflower Seed
    OEG - Oriental Game Bird
    SLW - Silver Laced Wyondotte

    I am sure there are more but here are a few
     
  4. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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  5. faykokoWV

    faykokoWV Mrs Fancy Plants

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    I'm posting a reply to this just so I can find it easier. I keep having to refer back to it to find out what type of chicken people are talking about. I get all of the normal abbreviations DH, DW etc. but i don't know enough about the different breeds to know their abbreviations. Thanks for posting these
     
  6. joebryant

    joebryant Overrun With Chickens

    I wish everyone would stop using abbreviations. I've been on this forum for a year, and 90% of the time I don't know what the writer is talking about. Does it take that long to type out the word(s)?
     
  7. crystal98110

    crystal98110 Out Of The Brooder

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    HA! Before I knew what the abbreviations meant, I figured "DH" meant DUMB HUSBAND! LMAO
     

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