Acronyms and Glossary (wiki)

Decoder ring for various acronyms and terms used on the BB.


/s - this statement is sarcasm

AFAIK - as far as I know (I mean, as far as I know)

Banana - just means banana, but must be accompanied by the phrase “just look at it!”

ETA - Edited to add. A polite thing to do if you edit your post, especially if others had previously liked it.

Feral Hog - species of even-toed ungulates, known to roam in packs of 30-50 that run into yards within 3-5 minutes while kids play

freeze peach - free speech. Typically used in the sarcastic sense (muh rights!)

FWIW - for what it’s worth

GC - Gender Crits. Those folks that “just ask questions” about things that don’t actually impact their lives

Gentleman - derogatory, usually a jerk

Gooseberry - an ad hominem attack @sosumi

IANAD - I am not a doctor

IANAL - I am not a lawyer

IANAOEOHFPPE - I am not a one eyed, one horned, flying purple people eater

IANAS - I am not a scientist

ICYMI - In case you missed it

IIRC - if I recall correctly

IOKIYAR - It’s OK If You’re A Republican

IOW - in other words

LEO - law enforcement officer

MAU - Monthly Active User

■■■■■ - somewhat damp

OTOH - on the other hand

POC - persons of color. Roughly 85% of humanity

PPE - Personal Protective Equipment, e.g. facemasks. Shibboleth for non-trumpers

Reboing - this topic has been posted previously

Reboing - this topic has been posted previously

SEO - Search engine optimization. A way to trick people into clicking on your stuff first

WDKS - we dont know shit

Wypipo - white people. Typically used in the context of white privilege

YMMV - your mileage may vary


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