I abbreviate everything
This had me LOL for real through the whole CK!
INRI is my earliest abbreviation encounter. Just found out it's meaning thanks to the internet. (Iesus Nazarenus Rex Iudaeorum)
This is so fun. TISF
Very funny, like a modern day Erma Bombeck.
Love this. I've only been to NY once, but I was so impressed with my niece's very confident NY attitude while hailing a cab. Fun stuff. Hope to return! 💜
Haven't been to NYC but I am planning to, so thank you for the warning...👀 If I was in your position, I'd be too embarrassed to interact with other people or even open my mouth to talk.
WD 👍🏽😊💜…well done 😎
love this great essay i remember when you were a greenhorn on here maybe i teased you about the lighting cream rises to the top i guess....better go back see what else i missed
The abbreviations of twenty-somethings to their parents must be universal - I also get the silent one from mine. Loved the NYC lingo and that you were raised in LA but grew up in NYC!
Hilarious essay! I didn’t realize all the abbreviations but here’s one for you to decipher- WTFIGOWATA! Ask me if I remember it. Haha!
I absolutely adored this one! So many chuckles!
Thank you for reminding me of "coffee regular"... I SO miss those blue cups :) xo
I miss NYC, but not so much the abbreviations as the lingo. I learned what a regular coffee was before I was old enough to drink it. I still stand on line at the post office, and sarcasm is my primary language. Thanks for taking me home.
I often have to look up abbreviations - I'm used to looking up things whenever I have a question, losing web search would be a real setback! What a time to live in NYC, I'm sure you have many stories.
I know medical abbreviations from nursing school. My relatives ask me to translate their clinical reports. Otherwise, I stick to boring old English. I had to look up Caveman Bob... good lord, the world has become a peculiar place!
I had to look fubo up on google... how did they get fubo out of football and then transfer it to sports clothing is beyond me!
I def don't have time to do anything other than abbreviate. FFS. Also, I miss NYC. xo