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Sep 26Liked by Good Humor by CK Steefel

This had me LOL for real through the whole CK!

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INRI is my earliest abbreviation encounter. Just found out it's meaning thanks to the internet. (Iesus Nazarenus Rex Iudaeorum)

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This is so fun. TISF ๐Ÿซถ

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Very funny, like a modern day Erma Bombeck.

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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! ๐Ÿ’œ

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Jul 28Liked by Good Humor by CK Steefel

Haven't been to NYC but I am planning to, so thank you for the warning...๐Ÿ‘€ If I was in your position, I'd be too embarrassed to interact with other people or even open my mouth to talk.

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Jul 28Liked by Good Humor by CK Steefel

WD ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’œโ€ฆwell done ๐Ÿ˜Ž

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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

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Jul 27Liked by Good Humor by CK Steefel

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!

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Jul 27Liked by Good Humor by CK Steefel

Hilarious essay! I didnโ€™t realize all the abbreviations but hereโ€™s one for you to decipher- WTFIGOWATA! Ask me if I remember it. Haha!

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I absolutely adored this one! So many chuckles!

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Jul 26Liked by Good Humor by CK Steefel

Thank you for reminding me of "coffee regular"... I SO miss those blue cups :) xo

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Jul 26Liked by Good Humor by CK Steefel

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.

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Jul 26Liked by Good Humor by CK Steefel

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.

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Jul 26Liked by Good Humor by CK Steefel

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!

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I def don't have time to do anything other than abbreviate. FFS. Also, I miss NYC. xo

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