Is there a thread that explains all the abbreviations

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by jason_mazzy, Apr 25, 2011.

  1. jason_mazzy

    jason_mazzy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 7, 2011
    there are so many abbreviations on this website, that i get lost or confused a bit. and I know others do also. is thee a lnk or thread to all of them?

    I am especially confused by ones about family. I figured out MIL and FIL, but have no idea what DD or DF or DS is. also for some of us not familiar with every breed of chicken it gets confusing to only see things like " My BCM love the OBR and they both went to the PO box ASAP". lol

    Would be easier if I had a list to refer to to find out WTH BCM and other abbreviations were.
  2. KBlue

    KBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 21, 2011
    Katy, TX
    DH = dear husband
    DS = dear son
    DD = dear daughter
    DF = dear fiance/e
    BCM = black copper marans
    OBR = ?? [​IMG]

    Still figuring out the breed abbreviations myself! [​IMG]
  3. Mallory

    Mallory Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2011
    Walbridge, Ohio
    I seriously need a lesson in breed abbreviations!
  4. ChickenAlgebra

    ChickenAlgebra Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2011
    The D in DH/DW/DS/DD can also stand for Dang, not Dear.
  5. the Old Rebel

    the Old Rebel Rest in Peace -2011

    May 12, 2007
    Hendersonville NC
    On chicken breeds, the one that used to get me was OEGB. That's Old English Gamebird Bantam. Found that out when I found one beside the road in a BUSY business intersection and was asking if anyone knew what she was.

    I think EE's are Easter Eggers - the ones that lay the colored eggs. RIR's are Rhode Island Reds. BO's are Buff Orpingtions. That's all I can think of at this moment (I'm VERY tired). But I will tell you that the majority of the people on here are WONDERFUL and EXTREMELY helpful. Don't hesitate to ask in the middle of a thread what something is. The only DUMB question on here is the one you don't ask for fear of being thought of as dumb. A lot of us have been caring for birds for a lot of years and we still learn new stuff every single day.

    So, THANKS, for making us aware there is an abbreviation problem out there.

    BTW (By the way), it took me FOREVER to figure out the DH, DD, DS, DW's etc.
  6. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
  7. KristyHall

    KristyHall Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 27, 2011
    North Alabama
    DL = Dear Love for non traditional mates/partners

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