(Closed) Duncan's Boredom Poll IX: Wedding Acronyms

posted 5 years ago in Weddingbee
  • poll: Which acronym still weirds you out/confuses you/cracks you up?
    STD : (128 votes)
    52 %
    BM : (60 votes)
    24 %
    MOB : (17 votes)
    7 %
    GM : (3 votes)
    1 %
    DJ : (5 votes)
    2 %
    FOB : (27 votes)
    11 %
    MOH : (2 votes)
    1 %
    MIL : (1 votes)
    0 %
    FIL : (2 votes)
    1 %
  • Post # 3
    2602 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    @Duncan:  There’s a forum that discusses dinner jackets so much that there’s an acronym for it???

    STD always bothers me. Bridesmaid or Best Man sometimes. Mainly the TTC acronyms on this forum are weird to me.


    Post # 4
    90 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    Bridesmaid or Best Man here at work means bowel movement, and I chuckle a little everytime I see it here at weddingbee.  Std always makes me think of venereal diseases.

    Post # 5
    5950 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2013

    @Duncan:  I love that you frequent a forum where people are talking about dinner jackets enough to need an abreviation.

    For me it’s FOB.  Obviously Bridesmaid or Best Man and STD are redic, but so common I’m used to them.  Every time I see FOB I think, “well that’s not a very nice thing to say.”

    Post # 7
    7208 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2015

    @Duncan: I always have to re-read when someone says “FOB” because in California I hear it a LOT but it’s certainly not referring to Father of the Bride. 

    Post # 8
    2504 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    For me it’s STD, MOB, FOB.



    ETA: I often think of “money over bitches” when I see MOB

    Post # 9
    7208 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2015

    @MsW-to-MrsM:  +1 Anytime I get curious and read a TTC post I have no freaking clue what they are talking about. Then when I figure it out, I want to throw up and gouge my eyes out. I don’t know why I torture myself. I don’t want to hear about anyone’s BDing and I certainly don’t want to know about EWCM. Just. No. 

    Post # 11
    11422 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2009

    Let’s just say that I’ve never NOT spelled out the word bridesmaid on this site. 🙂

    Post # 13
    12247 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2013

    STD and Bridesmaid or Best Man always make me laugh. Which is bad. I’m apparently a 5-year-old on the inside.

    Post # 15
    733 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    @MexiPino:  Oh boy I had to look those up…yikes, that was almost as scary as looking something up on Urban Dictionary, haha.

    @Duncan:  Fun idea for a thread! STD and Bridesmaid or Best Man are the ones that make me laugh (so mature, I know). 🙂 

    Post # 16
    295 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    STD, Bridesmaid or Best Man, FOB make me chuckle, especially when I see a title like “Having Bridesmaid or Best Man issues, opinions please!” Or “Help, can’t figure out which STD I like more”

    ETA: Darling Husband – when I was in primary (grade?) school, that was tr common abbreviation for dickhead, and still gets used in preson emails sent from my work account.

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