04-12-2012, 11:02 PM
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  • Johnny
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  • Wausau, Wisconsin, USA
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Types of Razors
DE: Double Edge
SE: Single Edge
SR: Straight Razor
CT: Cart

Shaving Forum Lingo
AD's: Acquision Disorders
RAD: Razor Acquisition Disorder
SBAD: Shaving Brush Acquisition Disorder
SCAD: Shaving Cream Acquisition Disorder
SSAD: Shaving Soap Acquisition Disorder
etc.
WTG: With the Grain
XTG: Across the Grain
ATG: Against the Grain
BBS: Baby Butt Smooth
DFS: Damn Fine Shave
SoS: Shower or Shave (of the day)
SOTD: Shave of the Day
NGA: Newbie Give-Away

Products
PS: PreShave
PSB: PreShave Balm
SS: Shaving Soap
SC: Shaving Cream
A/S: Aftershave
ASB: Aftershave Balm
ASM: After Shave Milk
EdC: Eau de Cologne
EdT: Eau de Toilette

General Internet
AFAIK: As Far As I Know
IMHO: In My Honest/ Humble Opinion
IMO: In My Opinion
YMMV: Your Mileage May Vary
SWMBO: She Who Must Be Obeyed
HWMBO: He Who Must Be Obeyed
SO: Significant Other
LOL: Laugh Out Loud
PM: Private Message
YGPM: You Got Private Message
BTW: By the Way
FWIW: for What It's Worth
FS: For Sale
WTB: Want To Buy
WTT: Want To Trade
PIF: Pay It Forward

Miscellaneous
CA:Cyanoacrylate aka Super Glue
CP: Cold Process soapmaking
EO: Essential Oil
FO: Fragrance Oil
MUG: Menthol Users Group

Brands
AV: Aqua Velva
T&H: Truefitt and Hill
TOOBS: Taylor's of Old Bond Street
TRSC/RSC: The Real Shaving Company
VDH: Van Der Hagen
DVH: De Vergulde Hand
HBS: Honeybee Sue
MB: Mama Bear
QED: QEDUsa
SCS: Saint Charles Shave
TGQ: The Gentlemens Quarter
RMWS: Robert's Method of Wet Shaving aka Method Shaving
TGN: The Golden Nib
BRW: Bob’s Razor Works
MWF: Mitchell’s Wool Fat
PDP: Pre de Provence
AOS: Art of Shaving
C&E: Crabtree and Evelyn
KMF: Kiss My Face
TBS: The Body Shop
B&BW: Bath and Body Works
TI: Thiers Issard
W&B: Wade and Butcher
IP's: Israeli Personna
ER: Ever Ready
EJ: Edwin Jagger
3T's: Taylors, Truefitt and Hill, and Trumpers.
HMW: High Mountain White
GIT: Green Irish Tweed
SS: Gilette SuperSpeed
HD: Merkur Heavy Duty Safety Razor
OC: Open Comb
NOS: New Old Stock
TTO: Turn/ Twist to Open
NDC: No Date Code

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 04-13-2012, 03:01 AM
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A nice list of TLAs and MLAs for a REMF like myself Biggrin

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 04-13-2012, 04:42 AM
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  • Sully
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  • Cedar Park, Texas
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Very nice Johnny.

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 04-13-2012, 05:09 AM
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  • Songwind
  • Soap Slinger & Scuttle Pusher
  • Burnsville, MN
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This should be a great help for new members.

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 04-13-2012, 05:19 AM
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  • TexBilly
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  • Austin, TX
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Nicely done, Johnny! To set ourselves apart from the other communities, perhaps we could update the acronyms using Pig Latin!

QI: Quisitiona Isorderda
AQI: Azora Quisitiona Isorderda
and so on...

Rolleyes OK, I'll go away now Rolleyes

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 04-13-2012, 05:26 AM
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  • Johnny
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  • Wausau, Wisconsin, USA
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(04-13-2012, 05:19 AM)texbilly Wrote: Nicely done, Johnny! To set ourselves apart from the other communities, perhaps we could update the acronyms using Pig Latin!

QI: Quisitiona Isorderda
AQI: Azora Quisitiona Isorderda
and so on...

Rolleyes OK, I'll go away now Rolleyes

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 04-13-2012, 05:55 AM
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Some more:

DRH - D. R. Harris
SFS - Scottish Fine Soaps
PS - Provence Santé
PSGT - Provence Santé Green Tea
SOC - Semogue Owner's Club

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 04-13-2012, 06:16 AM
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  • Johnny
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(04-13-2012, 05:55 AM)oversaturn Wrote: Some more:

DRH - D. R. Harris
SFS - Scottish Fine Soaps
PS - Provence Santé
PSGT - Provence Santé Green Tea
SOC - Semogue Owner's Club

Facepalm Can't believe I left SOC off the original list.

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 04-13-2012, 08:30 AM
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  • mikeperry
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  • St Louis via the UK
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GFT: GEO F Trumper

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 04-13-2012, 09:06 AM
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  • freddy
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  • San Diego, California, U.S.A.
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Johnny, this is wonderful. Thank you!

TOBS-Taylor of Old Bond Street

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 04-13-2012, 10:20 AM
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  • Brent
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  • Columbus, OH
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Great list. I think with the others and what you have, you've captured all I can think of.

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 04-13-2012, 05:28 PM
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Great list, Johnny!

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 04-13-2012, 06:08 PM
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Fantastic list Johnny!!

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 04-13-2012, 10:49 PM
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two thumbs up, Johnny.

Smile

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 04-13-2012, 10:53 PM
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BOC - baxter of california

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 04-14-2012, 01:14 AM
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Good list.

another SS= stainless steel

cs=carbon steel

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 04-18-2012, 04:59 PM
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Thanks, Johnny - you have posted in one place the Lingua Franca of the wet shaving community!

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 04-23-2012, 10:44 AM
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  • wlmcad
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  • Memphis, TN
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Excellent list very helpful for a NOOB Biggrin like me!

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 04-27-2012, 09:20 AM
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Thanks, big help understanding the flow of conversation in the threads.

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 05-04-2012, 08:32 PM
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IIRC - If I Recall Correctly
SMH - Shake (Shaking) My Head

Ones I've seen a million times on Twitter...

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