Abbrev. that make you crazy

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Postby TheBookPolice » Mon Aug 25, 2008 11:26 am

In light of a recent booze-related thread, I give you:

"packies."

Also, "brekkie" for "breakfast," if it hasn't come up yet.

Brits and the Irish can cram it with walnuts for all the "-ie" suffixing they're doing. I'm suffixiating!

Incidentally, I've found over the years I have no problem with "wifey." (paging Dr. Freud)

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Postby Henry Vilas » Mon Aug 25, 2008 11:36 am

Wifey isn't an abbreviation, since it is not abbreviated; it's elongated.

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Postby TheBookPolice » Mon Aug 25, 2008 11:56 am

Henry Vilas wrote:Wifey isn't an abbreviation, since it is not abbreviated; it's elongated.

Fair point. I got swept away in the tide of diminutives.

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Postby brettspiel » Thu Apr 28, 2011 12:58 pm

magic moose wrote:The "cool" abbreviations for fast food:

Micky D's
KFC
TB (this one threw me for a loop, even though it has a more common menaing of tuberculosis)


KFC isnt' the abbreviation, that's the actual name now. There aren't any more Kentucky Fried Chickens.

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Postby fennel » Thu Apr 28, 2011 1:28 pm

brettspiel wrote:KFC isnt' the abbreviation, that's the actual name now. There aren't any more Kentucky Fried Chickens.
Dude, you've been assimilated.

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Re: Abbrev. that make you crazy

Postby narcoleptish » Fri Apr 29, 2011 11:58 am

And if you're a KFC regular, you've been asslubricated.

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Re: Abbrev. that make you crazy

Postby TheBookPolice » Mon Jul 30, 2012 8:59 am

Demmies.

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Re: Abbrev. that make you crazy

Postby Meade » Mon Jul 30, 2012 9:15 am

Why? Because it sounds like dimmies?

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Re: Abbrev. that make you crazy

Postby TheBookPolice » Mon Jul 30, 2012 9:30 am

No.


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