I hate Acronyms (So I made a list)

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  1. WrkrBee

    WrkrBee Well-Known Member

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    Sounds like there used to be an "Acronym Page", but it is unreadable, inaccessible, or corrupt.

    NOTE: Reached 10k characters, so having to shortn wrds.
    4WD- 4 Whl Drv
    5er- 5th whl trailer
    AAA- Amern Auto Assoc.
    AAR- Add-A-Room
    ABF- Anythg But Ford
    ABS- Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene
    ABS - Automatd Brking Sys / Anti-lock Brk Sys
    ABQ- Albuquerque NM
    AC- Alternating Currnt
    A/C- Air Conditiong
    AEP- (Americn Electc Pwr
    AFAIK- As Far As I Knw
    AGM- Absorbd Glass Mat
    AH- Amp Hrs
    AKA- Also Known As
    AMC- Americn Motors Corp
    ASAP- As Soon As Possible
    AT(V)- All Terrain (Vehicle)
    AUX- Auxiliary
    AWD- All Whl Drv
    AWOL- Absent Without Leave
    BA- Bad A$$ (Boombx
    BAMH- Big A$$ Mobile/Mtr Home
    BAPU- Big A$$ Pop Up
    BB- Buddy Bearing / Bluberry (Pancakes
    BBC- Brit Brdcst Corp
    BBQ- Barbeque or Barbecue
    BC- Because
    BDI- Battery Discharge Indicator
    BF- Boy Friend
    BH- Bunk House/Black Hills
    BLM - Bureau of Land Mangment
    BMS- Battery Mangment Sys
    BOAT- Brk/Bust Out Another K
    BOR- Board Of Review
    Breaks- =Brakes (This is a common misuse
    BTDT- ????
    BTT- Bokmrk This Thrd
    BTW- By The Way
    BW(T)- Blk Water (Tank
    BWCAW- Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness
    CAA- Canadin Auto Assoc
    CAD- Canadin Dollr / Computer/Cardboard Aided Design
    CAN- Controller Area Netwrk
    CARB / ARB- Califna Air Resource Brd
    CB- Circuit Brker / Citizens Band (Radio
    CBBT- Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel
    CCC- Cargo Carrying Capacity / Civilian Conservation Corps
    CD- Compact Disc
    CDL- Commercial Drivers Lic
    CEO- Chief Exec Officer
    CFO- Chief Financial Officer
    CFS- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    CHMSL- Center High Mounted Stop Lt
    CI- Cast Iron
    CL- CraigsList
    CLR- Calcium Lime Rust (Stain Remover
    CG - Campground
    CMA- Cover My A$$
    CNA- Certified Nurse Assistnt
    CNC- Computer Numerical Control (Machining
    CNW- Columbia NorthWest (builds Aliners
    COE- Corps of Engineering
    CP- Cassette Potty
    CPAP- Continuous Postv Airway Press
    CPVC- Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride
    CRD- Capital Regional District
    CS- Camp Site
    CSA- Community Supported Agricltre
    CSP- Crawford State Prk
    CTB- Crud That Breaks
    CUV- Crossover Utility Vehicle
    CVT- Continuous Variable Tranny
    CW- Camping World
    CYA- Cover Your A$$
    DAM/Q- Dumb A$$ Moment/Question
    DC- Direct Current
    DD- Dunkin Donuts
    DDT- Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane
    DE- Domestic Engr
    DEET- N,N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide or diethyltoluamide
    DH/W/D/S/GK- Dear/Dumb/Damn/Darling Husband/Wife/Daughter/Son/Grand Kid
    DIL- Daughter In Law
    DIY- Do It Yourself
    DMM- Digtl Multi Meter
    DMV- Dept of Mtr Vehicles
    DNR- Dept of Natural Resources
    DOB- Dobsonian Telescope
    DO(G)- Dutch Oven (Gathering
    DOHC- Dual Over Head Cams
    DQT- Drama Queen Teen
    DSG- Direct Shift Gearbox (transmission
    DSI- Direct Spark Ignition
    DT- Discount Tire
    DTA- Don't Trust Anyone
    DV- Death Valley
    DVD- Digital Video Disc
    EAB- Emerald Ash Borer (Beetle
    ECM- Eng Control Module
    ECU- Eng Control Unit
    EEE- Eastern Equine Encephalitis
    EMS- Electricity Management Sys
    EMT- Electrical Metallic Tubing
    EPS- Extruded Polystyrene
    ERS- Emergency Road Service
    ETA- Estimated Time of Arrival
    EU- European Union
    FB- FaceBook
    FC- Fire Control
    FCFS- First Come First Served
    FFT Dealer- Fleetwood Folding Trailer
    FIFO- First In First Out
    FIL- Father-In-Law
    FnR- Fold & Roll Trailer / For No Reason / Find & Replace
    FOMO- Fear Of Missing Out
    FP- Female Plug
    FPGA- Field-Programmable Gate Array
    FTR- Full Time Resident / For The Record
    FTW- For The Win
    FRP- Fiber Reinforced Plastic
    FHU- Full Hook Ups
    FS- Forest Service / Four Season (Campground or Tent
    FUBAR- Fkd Up Beyond A Repair
    FW- Fresh Wtr
    FWC- Four Whl Campr
    FWD- Front Whl Dr
    FWIW- For What Its Worth
    FYI- For Your Info
    GAWR- Gross Axle Weight Rating (Max rating of the trailer axle
    GC- Grand Canyon
    GCVWR- Gross Combined Vehicle Weight Rating
    GDPR- Genrl Data Protection Regulation (EU
    GF- Girl Friend
    GFCI/GFI- Grnd Fault Circuit Interrupter / Grnd Fault Intrptr
    GG- Grizzly Grp (Tape
    GK- Grand Kd/Kds
    GPAA- Gold Prospectors Assoc of Amer
    GPS- Global Position Sys
    GRITS- Girls Raised In The South
    GTA- Greater Toronto Area
    GTNP- Grand Teton Natl Prk
    GVWR- Gross Vehicle Wt Rating (Max trailer can weigh loaded with camping gear
    HD- Hvy Duty / Honorable Discharge
    HDTV- High Def TV
    H-E-B- Grocery store owned by Howard E. Butts
    HF- Harbor Frght
    HOA- Home Ownrs Assoc
    HP- High Press
    HTT- Hybrid Travel Tlr
    HTTP(S)- Hypertext Transfer Protocol (Secure
    HVAC- Heat Ventilat Air Cond
    HW(T)- High Wll / Ht Wtr (Tnk)
    HWH- Ht Wtr Heatr (2nd wtr heater when plumbed in series
    HWOD- Ht Wtr On Demand
    IBA- Iron Butt Assoc (Motorcycle Term
    ICW- InterCoastal Wtrwy
    ID- Inside Dia
    IDK- I Don't Knw
    IFF- IF & only IF (math shorthand
    IIRC- If I Recall/Remember Correctly
    IKR- I Know Really
    IMAO- In My Arrogant Opinion
    IMHO- In My Humble Opin
    IMO- In My Opin
    IMSA- Intern'l Motor Sports Assoc
    IRS- Independent Rear Suspension
    ISO- In Search Of
    ISO file- Image of a CD/DVD
    IWC- Inches Wtr Column (Inches Of Wtr Supported By Gas Press)
    JFBH- (Jews for Bacon & Ham) [:D]
    JH- Jackson Hole
    JMO- Just My Opinion
    JOMO- Joy Of Missing Out
    KDH- Kill Devil Hills (North Carolina
    KFC- Kntcky Fried Chickn
    KISS- Keep It Simple Stupid
    KKD- Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
    KOA- Kampgrounds Of Amer
    KoTS- Kick off To Summer (Rally
    L/D- Lng Distance
    LAL- Lng A$$ List
    LED-Light Emitting Diode
    LERKING- Learning & Lurking
    LL- Livin'Lite
    LOL- Laugh Out Loud / Lots Of Love
    LP- Low Press
    LP(G- Liquefied Petroleum (Gas
    LR- Load Range (Tires
    LSD- Lysergic Acid Diethylamide- drug
    LT- Lt Truck (Tire
    MAC- Most Affordable Camper
    MH- Mtr Home
    MIA- Missing In Action
    MIL- Mthr In Lw
    MKV- Matroska Video (file type
    MMO- Marvel Mystery Oil
    MoHo - Motr Home- Class A,B,orC
    MP- Male Plug
    MPG- Miles Pr Gallon
    MPPT- Max Power Point Tracking (Solar Charge Controllers
    MRE- Meals Ready to Eat
    MRI- Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    MSRP- Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
    MTN- Mountain
    NADA- Nat'l Automobile Dealers Assoc
    NAR- North Amer Rally
    NAS- Naval Air Statn
    NB- New Brunswk (Canada
    NEW- Never Ever Worked (Unproven equip newly installed
    NLGI- Nat'l Lubricating Grease Institute
    NFS- Nat'l Forest Service
    NP- Nat'l Prk
    NR- Number
    NRA- Nat'l Rifle Assoc / Nat'l River & Recreation Area
    NT- Northern Tool
    NTM- New To Me
    NTU / N2U- New To Us
    NTY- New To You
    OBX- Outr Banks
    OCD- Obsessive Compulsive Disordr
    OD- Outside Dia
    OEM- Orig'l Equipment Manufacturer
    OKC- Oklahoma City
    OMG- Oh My Gosh
    OP- Orig'l Post(er)
    OPD valve- Overfill Protection Device- ACME thread (QCC
    OPP- Ontario Provincial Police / Park(s)
    OSB- Oriented Strand Brd
    OT- Off Time
    OTA TV- Over The Air Television (Signal
    OTOH- On The Other Hand
    OTR- Over The Rd / On The Rd
    PA- Princess Auto / Aviation (Canadian Companies
    PB- Particle Brd
    PB(&J)- Peanut Btter (& Jelly)
    PC- Politically Correct / Powder Coat
    PCB- Printed Circuit Board
    PDA- Public Display of Affection
    PDF- Portable Document Fmt
    PDI- Pre-Delivery Inspection
    PDQ- Pretty Damn Quick
    PEX- Cross-Linked Polyethylene
    PITA- Pain In The A$$
    PL/PD- Personal Liability / Personal Damage
    PM- Preventive Maintenance / Private Message
    PMS- Pain Management Specialist
    PNP- Pack / Plug & Play
    PNW- Pacific NorthWest
    PO- Previous Owner
    POI- Point Of Interest
    POL valve- Prest-O-Lite company- uses left-hand thread
    POS- Piece of $hit
    PP- Provincial Prk / Porta-Potty / Previous Post
    PPL- People
    PSA- Public Service Announcement
    PSI- Pounds per Square Inch
    PT- Physical Therapy
    PUG- Pop Up Gizmo
    PUP, Pup, or PU- Pop Up
    PUP- PopUpPortal
    PUSH- Pray Until Something Happens
    PV- Photovoltic (Solar Cells
    PVC- Polyvinyl Chloride
    PWM- Pulse-Width Modulation (Controllers
    QC- Quality Control
    QCC valve- Quick Closing Connection- ACME thread (OPD)
    Reefer- Refrigerator
    ROFLMAO- Rolling On Flr Laughing My A$$ Off
    RSA or R/A- Roadside Assist
    RT- Rnd Trip
    RTT- Roof Top Tent
    RUG- Rep Unled Gas
    RVQ (Grill)- Russel VitcO ???
    RVT- RV Tradr / RVing with Tito
    SAHD/M- Sty At Home Dd/Mm
    SBC- Small Block Chevy
    SERT- State/Special/School/Sheriff/Security/Staff Emergcy Response Team
    SF- Spotted Fevr
    SHW-Supr Hgh Wnd
    SIG- Signature (In Portal Personal Info
    SIL- SonInLaw
    SLA- Seald Lead Acd (Battery
    SM- ScoutMaster
    SMH- Shaking My Head
    SMNP- Smoky Mtn Natl Prk
    SOA- Spring Ovr Axle
    SOC- State Of Charge (Battery
    SOL- $hit Outta Luck
    SOT- Sit On Top (Kayak
    SOTF- Sisters On The Fly
    SP- Stat Park
    SPH- Slim Potatohead (YouTube Aliner Guru
    SPUT- Stupid Pop Up Trick
    SRO- Student Resource Officr
    SUV- Sport Utility Vehicle
    SW- Statn Wgon / Shrt Wav
    SWAG- Stupid/Supr Wild A$$ Guess
    SWMBO- She Who Must Be Obeyed
    TBC- Trk Bed Cpr
    TBD- To Be Determined
    TBH- To Be Honest
    TBL- Third Brake Lt
    TCC- Torque Converter Clutch
    TCO- Ttl Cost of Operating
    TDI- ???
    TGW- Things Gone Wrong
    TIA- Thanks In Advance
    TLAs- Three Letter Acronyms
    TLC- Tender Loving Care
    TM- Trail Manor
    TMI- Too Much Info
    TNTT- Teardrops N Tiny Trailers
    TNX- Thanks
    TO100G- Trail Of 100 Giants
    TOAD- Towed Vehicle
    TPMS- Tire Press Monitoring Sys
    TRF- Texas Renaissance Festival
    TSP- Trisodium Phosphate
    TT- Travel Trailer / Thousand Trails
    TU- Thank You
    TV- Tow Vehicle
    TVA- Tennessee Valley Authority
    TVP- Textured Vegetable Protein
    UHMW- Ultra High Molecular Wt
    UP- Upper Peninsula
    US/CBP- United States/Canada Border Patrol
    USD- U.S. Dollar
    USFS - U. S. Forestry Service
    UTC- Up The Crk
    UTS- Utility Sport Vehicles
    UV- Ultra Violet
    UVW- Unloaded Vehicle Wt
    VHB- Viscoelastic High Bond (3M tape
    VIN- Vehicle Identification Number
    VM- Vanity Mate
    VOA- Voice Of America
    VPN- Virtual Private Ntk
    WC- Wtr Column (Inches of Wtr Supported By Gas Press
    WDH- Weight Distribution Hitch
    WDW- Walt Disney Wld
    WFCO- Wld Friendship Co. (Converter
    WIC- Women In Construction
    WTF- What The Fk / Why The Face
    WTH- What The Hll
    XC- Cross Country
    YMMV- Your Mileage May Vary
    YS- Yellowstone
    YT- YouTube
     
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    Matt Benoit Well-Known Member

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    SMH- Shaking My Head
     
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    That's a lot of TLAs....
     
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    nineoaks2004 Every meal is a picnic and every Day is a holiday

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    Quite a list must have taken some time to do. Thanks Good Luck and Happy Camping
     
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    Toedtoes Well-Known Member

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    FnR - that's my Foldnroll trailer. :)

    ABS - automated braking system
     
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    tombiasi Well-Known Member

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    Gfci. Gfi. Ground fault circuit interupter. Ground fault interupter they are the same.
     
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    ABS when related to brakes is - anti brake skid
     
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    And then there's the ones that folks get wrong...

    WTF - Why The Face
    LOL - Lots Of Love
     
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    rabird Howdy!

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    SPUT is a separate word! most of the rest are not.
     
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    LOL! But still stumped on FnR.....
     
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    WrkrBee Well-Known Member

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    Explain, please?
    Updated.
    Keep them coming. We may finally get a useful acronym list page.
     
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    tombiasi Well-Known Member

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    Anti-lock braking system.
     
  13. rabird

    rabird Howdy!

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    An acronym is a new word like SCUBA, most of these are just initials aka initialism
     
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    WrkrBee Well-Known Member

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    Definition #2- An initialism is an acronym.

    ac·ro·nym [ ak-r uh-nim] NOUN
    1. A word formed from the initial letters or groups of letters of words in a set phrase or series of words and pronounced as a separate word, as Wac from Women's Army Corps, OPEC from Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, or loran from long-range navigation.
    2. A set of initials representing a name, organization, or the like, with each letter pronounced separately; an initialism.
    3. An acrostic.
     
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    Toedtoes Well-Known Member

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    I knew it had brakes in it...
     
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    Toedtoes Well-Known Member

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    F = fold
    n
    R = roll
     
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    JustRelax Active Member

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    Fold and roll makes sense on this forum.

    Also:

    FnR find and replace

    FNR for no reason
     
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    rabird Howdy!

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    definition 1
    Initialism
    an abbreviation consisting of initial letters pronounced separately (e.g., CPU ).
     
  19. tombiasi

    tombiasi Well-Known Member

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    Looks like some work went into making the list do we now spend the next two weeks debating what an "acronym" is?
     
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  20. rabird

    rabird Howdy!

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    "Is" needs to be defined first!
     
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