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    Daily Dumb Question - Abbreviations

    I've noticed several abbreviations and am probably the only one who doesn't know what they mean. Like DD, DH, FQ, etc. Anybody have a decoder's list?
    ;)Nancy

    I got a sewing machine for my husband. Good trade, huh!?!

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    Well, I have been told they are:
    DD = dear daughter
    DH = dear husband
    FQ = fat quarter
    Also: DS - Dear son

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      #3
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      Was wondering that myself. I kinda figured the DD was dear daughter,DH dear husband,FQ fat quarter,DGD dear grand daughter and so on. Boy if I am wrong I'm gonna be real embarrassed ha ha not really just doing the best I can.... Anybody wanna enlighten me and Nancy???

      ooo my post showed up after the second post showed up at my house.I was right yippee!!!!!

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        #4
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        DH can also be danged husband....when he doesnt think I need anymore fabric for my stash.
        ~Mary
        As ye sew, so shall ye rip.

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          He must know my dad .... everytime he sees me sewing or cutting fabric he always says that I should go do something !!!! Does not even get it.... I made a patriotic quilt for him last father's day... still doesn't get it !!!!! I love fabric and sewing... makes me happy !
          Kelley
          Originally posted by mrswindy4 View Post
          DH can also be danged husband....when he doesnt think I need anymore fabric for my stash.

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            #6
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            Originally posted by mrswindy4 View Post
            DH can also be danged husband....when he doesnt think I need anymore fabric for my stash.
            LOL, too funny Mary! (and true)
            ;)Nancy

            I got a sewing machine for my husband. Good trade, huh!?!

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              #7
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              Thanks all!
              ;)Nancy

              I got a sewing machine for my husband. Good trade, huh!?!

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                #8
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                BOB = Beginner’s Only Block (swap)
                BOM = Block of the Month
                BRB = Be Right Back
                BTW = By The Way
                DD = Darling Daughter
                DGD = Darling Granddaughter
                DH = Dear Husband, Darling Husband
                D9P - Disappearing 9 Patch
                DS = Darling Son
                DSM = Domestic Sewing Machine
                DWR = Double Wedding Ring
                FART = Fabric Aquisition Road Trip
                FIU = Finish It Up
                FMQ = Free Motion Quilting
                FMMW = Free Motion Machine Quilting
                FQ = Fat Quarter
                GC = Grand Child
                GD - Grand Daughter
                GGK = Grandkids
                GS = Grandson
                HQ = Hand Quilting
                HST = Half-Square Triangle
                HSY = Haven’t Started Yet
                IMHO = In My Humble Opinion
                LAQ= Long Arm Quilter
                LOF = Lengthwise of Fabric
                LOL = Laugh out Loud
                LQS = Local Quilt Shop
                MAQ = Mid-Arm Quilter
                MIL = Mother in Law
                OBW = One-Block Wonder
                PHD = Project Half Done
                PIGS = Projects in Grocery Sacks
                ROFL = Rolling on Floor Laughing
                ROFLMBO = Roll on Floor Laugh My Butt Off
                SABLE = Stash Accumulation Beyond Life Expectancy
                SEX = Stash Enhancing eXperience (or Excursion)
                SIL = Son-in-law or Sister-in-law
                STASH = Special Treasures All Secretly Hidden
                TGIF = Thank God It’s Finished!
                TOT = Tone-on-Tone
                TTYL= Talk to You Later
                UFO = UnFinshed Object
                WHIMM = Works Hidden In My Mind
                WIP = Work In Progress
                WISP = Work In Slow Progress
                WIVSP = Work In Very Slow Progress
                WIWMI = Wish It Would Make Itself
                WOF = Width of fabric
                WOMBAT = Waste of Money, Batting, and Time
                WOW = White On White
                WWIT = What Was I Thinking


                HTH (hope this helps)
                Nancy
                Nancy

                Psalm 126:3 The LORD has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy.

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                  #9
                  Re: Daily Dumb Question - Abbreviations

                  Very cool. That helps, Thanks Shawan! Hugs, Jan
                  Home, where each lives for the others and all live for God! ><(((((o>

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                    #10
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                    Thats a great list. i went and farted today LOL

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                      #11
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                      Wicked list! Thanks Shawan!

                      LOL Janluna
                      ;)Nancy

                      I got a sewing machine for my husband. Good trade, huh!?!

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                        #12
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                        Even I did not know what some of those were let alone there were so many. Thanks Shawnan!!

                        Monique
                        Blessed are the children of the piecemakers for they shall inherit the quilts!

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                          #13
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                          Thanks for the laugh, Shawnan!
                          There's still time to change the road you're on - Led Zeppelin, "Stairway to Heaven"

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                            #14
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                            they should save this page for future usage!!!
                            all the best
                            Gina

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                              #15
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                              Oh my goodness. This is a whole new world! Thank you. I've printed this list and I'm sure it will come in handy.

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