AAMOF = As A Matter Of Fact
ADN = Any Day Now
AFK = Away From Keyboard
ASAP = As Soon As Possible
BAC = By Any Chance
BAK = Back At Keyboard
BBL = Be Back Later
BBS = Be Back Soon
BRB = Be Right Back
BTW = By The Way
C U L8TER = See You Later
C YA = See Ya
EOS = End Of Show
FAAK = Falling Asleep At Keyboard
FWIW = For What It's Worth
FYI = For Your Information
GMTA = Great Minds Think Alike
GR8 = Great
HLOL = Hysterically Laughing Out Loud
HLOLARAWCH = Hysterically Laghing Out Loud And Rolling Around While Clapping Hands
HTH = Hope This Helps
IANAL= I Am Not A Lawyer
IAE = In Any Event
IDK = I Don't Know/ I Didn't Know
IMCO = In My Considered Opinion
IMHO = In My Humble Opinion
IMO = In My Opinion
IOW = In Other Words
IRL = In Real Life
ITA = I Totaly Agree
JK = Joke
J/K = Just Kidding
JOOTT = Just One Of Those Things
LOL = Laughing Out Loud
LTNS = Long Time No See
LUVYA = Love Ya
MYOB = Mind Your Own Buisness
NRN = No Reply Necessary
OIC = Oh, I See
OTOH = On The Other Hand
PTSS = Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome
RSN = Real Soon Now
ROTF = Rolling On The Floor
ROTFL = Rolling On The Floor Laughing
ROTFWTIME = Rolling On The Floor With Tears In My yes
SITD = Still In The Dark
SS = So Sorry
TIA = Thanks In Advance
TANSTAAFL= There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch
TLA = Three Letter Acronym
TIC = Tongue In Cheek
TPTB = The Powers That Be
TTFN = Ta Ta For Now
TTYL = Talk To You Later
WRT = With Respect T0
WB = Write Back
WBS = Write Back Soon
WPYS = Who Pulled Your String
WTG = Way To Go
YCGB = You Can't Get Better
DH = dear husband
CP = cold process soap
GMS = goats milk soap
M&P = melt and pour
<VBG> = very big grin
eo = essential oil
fo = fragrance oil
A computer was something on tv
From a science fiction show
A window was something you hated to clean....
And ram was the cousin of a goat.....
Meg was the name of my girlfriend
And gig was your middle finger upright
How they all mean different things
And that really mega bytes
An application was for employment
A program was a tv show
A cursor used profanity
A keyboard was a piano
Memory was something that you lost with age
A cd was a bank account
And if you had a 3 1/2' floppy
You hoped nobody found out
Compress was something you did to the garbage
Not something you did to a file
And if you unzipped anything in public
You'd be in jail for a while
Log on was adding wood to the fire
Hard drive was a long trip on the road
A mouse pad was where a mouse lived
And a backup happened to your commode
Cut you did with a pocket knife
Paste you did with glue
A web was a spider's home
And a virus was the flu
I guess I'll stick to my pad and paper
And the memory in my head
I hear nobody's been killed in a computer crash
But when it happens they wish they were dead.
Contributed by Nina 8/4/98
I didn't have potatoes, so I substituted rice.
I didn't have paprika, so I used another spice.
I didn't have tomato sauce, so I used tomato paste.
A whole can - not a half can - I don't believe in waste.
A friend gave me the recipe,
She said you couldn't beat it.
There must be something wrong with her -
I couldn't even eat it!
Contributed by Ginger
When I first started making soap I made up a list of all my soaps. One was a spice soap that I only had available in wash-balls. So after "Spice Soap" I had the description - wash balls only. Never occurred to me the wording was unfortunante til I started passing the list around to friends. ;-) I was sooo embarrassed. Rachel Leigh
My mom says the person that Flamed this board is not a troll. My mom's
from Norway and that's where trolls originated. They're mischievous but
not mean. She came over to my house Sunday for a family get-to-gether
and I showed her the toiletries list. Big mistake!. The first message
was the troll.
"Keith! Just what are you involved with?" she asked. Embarrassingly I
told her that this digest is not usually in attack mode. Not being a
computer owner and typically scared of them, my mom really took an
interest in this digest. Wow! did she get hooked!
"There's someone here form Everett WA! I wonder if I know her?" my mon
ponders. "Oregon too!" Her sister Margot lives in Lake Oswego OR.
Meanwhile I'm trying to get her off the computer so she would help us in
the kitchen. No way! She was glued to my computer. Jeez how I wished I
had deleted some of the digests. #131,130,129, etc., she's on a roll!
"Mom, you've been on my computer for over an hour now, can you help us?"
No way, there was more digests to be read..... Two hours now and my step
dad who's usually very laid back wonders in and asks mom if she wants to
help us with Sunday dinner. "Just a few more minutes."
Almost 3 hours now and she finally exhausts the back issues of the
digest, and other E-mail that I have, some personal too, help! She even
sees mail from Michelle, our sister and writes her.
Now I'm going to 'trollitize this digest! (LOL). The previous troll
complained about all the off-subject yackity-yak. That's the kind of
stuff that really got my mom hooked. She said it kind of makes us all
like family here. The personal touches adds a little bit of flavour,
she said. Now my complaint: this toiletries digest is going to cost me.
My two brothers & sister are going to buy my mom a computer for
Christmas. Keith E Amberson
The Newbie NO NO List:
1) Do not stop your blender cord from dropping into the wash water
while cleaning it between batches, by holding it in your mouth.
- - Instant blisters inside mouth, lasted for three days.
2) Do not ignore the advice from Robin about butcher-paper linings in
PVC. - - Getting this batch of Olive Oil soap out is more difficult than giving birth.
3) Do not put glass mixing bowl used for making soap in dishwasher,
without removing all visible traces of soap. - - My kitchen floor is very clean now, thanks to soap suds forcing their way out of the dishwasher in vast numbers. (Guess my soap does lather well!)
4) Always keep a bar of soap in the kitchen. - - DH yelling at the top of his voice 'A HOUSE FULL OF SOAP AND I CAN'T WASH MY HANDS'.
Being very new to this ....hobby(?).....:) this was the first thing I tried.....I had everything it required, some muslin, some oatmeal, I added some lavendar, rosemary,
chamomile....tied it all up together, and prepared to bathe, and be relaxed!!! Well........I didn't do a good job of tying it up, cause the darn thing fell apart, and there I was.....sitting in a bathtub of .....weeds! I tried to make the best of it....thinking it was still the same herbs, etc....but had a hard time relaxing in my new 'swamp'......hahaha
I think animal testing is a terrible idea; they get all nervous and give the wrong answers. -- A Bit of Fry and Laurie
...and then there was the story about the two crafters at the fair. Whilst watching the never-ending string of tire-kickers drifting past,
one asks the other..."What would you do if you had a really big, big cash win?" The other muses off into the middle distance for
a while... "ummmm", he replies "I guess I'ld keep on doing craft fairs until the money ran out... then... well, I dunno..."
Melanie Dunstan http://www.ozemail2.com.au/~allcraft
The first thing I do after opening a bar of Ivory soap is to scrape off
the .0056 part that's impure. I mean, who wants to wash themselves with that
stuff? - Paul Paternoster
Contributed by Jill
This page is edited and maintained by Linda Coffin Email me