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Acronyms on this site?

porter1974

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Hi, First off, I'm new to the forum and really appreciate all the great information. I am however having some difficultly following some threads as I am unfamiliar with alot of the acronyms used. Does anyone know if there is a previous thread or list posted on the board to help educate myself? If not, maybe a new sticky may be helpful?
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MOAR = more
POAL = poll
 

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Boan=have sex with a girl with your penor(penis)
 

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Strictly speaking, those aren't acronyms, just arbitrary mispellings.

OCBD = Oxford cloth button down
A&S = Anderson & Shepherd
NSM= Napoli Su Misura
3r2 = 3 roll 2
SW&D = Streetwear & Denim
MC = Men's Clothing
AAAC = the other site
AM = Anna Matuozzo
WAYWRN = What Are You Wearing Right Now
FNB = Film Noir Buff
 

zippyh

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Strictly speaking, those aren't acronyms either. Just abbreviations.

Originally Posted by Beaune Head
Strictly speaking, those aren't acronyms, just arbitrary mispellings.

OCBD = Oxford cloth button down
A&S = Anderson & Shepherd
NSM= Napoli Su Misura
3r2 = 3 roll 2
SW&D = Streetwear & Denim
MC = Men's Clothing
AAAC = the other site
AM = Anna Matuozzo
WAYWRN = What Are You Wearing Right Now
FNB = Film Noir Buff
 

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Usually found on B&S:

PRL = Polo Ralph Lauren
RLBL = Ralph Lauren Black Label
RLPL = Ralph Lauren Purple
SB = sport-coat
DB = double-breasted
 

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A few more abbreviations often seen in the B&S section:

FS=For Sale
IC=Interest Check
WTB=Want To Buy
WTT=Want To Trade

NWT=New With Tags
BNWT=Brand New With Tags
NWOT=New WithOut Tags
BIN=(ebay) Buy It Now
BNIB=Brand New In Bow
NIB=New In Box
MSRP=Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price

PS=Pocket Square
FF=Flat Front (trousers)
BOC=(measured from) Bottom Of Collar

CONUS=CONtinental US
Int'l=International

C&J=Crockett & Jones
EG=Edward Green
LB=Luciano Barbera
T&A=Turnbull & Asser
HF=Hickey Freeman
SR=Savile Row
 

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teh = the
poast = post
threak = thread
 

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J&M = Johnston & Murphy
TAT = Thick as Thieves
H&M = Her Majesty's Royal Tailor
 

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Originally Posted by zippyh
Strictly speaking, those aren't acronyms either. Just abbreviations.

They're called initialisms. Acronyms and initialisms are both types of abbreviation.
 

porter1974

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Hi,
Thanks to everyone who has contributed so far. Maybe in a couple days I will copy and paste all of them into a list and post for others. If that's acceptable with the moderator's?
Thx,
P.
 

Dakota rube

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Originally Posted by Beaune Head
Strictly speaking, those aren't acronyms, just arbitrary mispellings.

Originally Posted by zippyh
Strictly speaking, those aren't acronyms either. Just abbreviations.

Originally Posted by Sanguis Mortuum
They're called initialisms. Acronyms and initialisms are both types of abbreviation.

Holy shit. And I thought I was OCD
 

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