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Old 06-23-2011, 09:50 PM   #1
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Is there a glossary anywhere in the Forums?

New to North America, I'm still struggling with the lingo (even though English is my native tongue). People on here are very good at using shortened forms of words or abbreviations or acronyms, and I'm getting really confused!

Is there a glossary of terms anywhere abouts that would help a poor befuddled Englishman?

Here are some examples of my confusion....

Dually I worked it out but where are the clues?

Refer Mrs T had to explain that one to me - it's a fridge where I come from.

SOB I had hours of fun with that one, as you can imagine.

Tranny Not so hard to decipher but has an entirely different meaning in some quarters! Also used to refer (as in refer, not fridge) to the ubiquitous Ford Transit Van, much beloved of English tradesmen, normally sold in white. It's a panel van!

Is there help hidden in here somewhere?
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Old 06-23-2011, 10:14 PM   #2
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Mr. Toad,

That is a great idea! Even being from here I get confused with some (a lot ) of the short hand, jargon, lingo.... I would love to see someone in the know add a glossary.
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Here is a list from the Forums -101 thread that will help get you started.

Forums 101 - posting, accounts, basics - Page 2 - Airstream Forums
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Here's another one for your perusal: http://www.airforums.com/forums/f161...logy-7597.html
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Here's another one for your perusal: http://www.airforums.com/forums/f161...logy-7597.html
Now that's my kind of glossary
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Here is a list from the Forums -101 thread that will help get you started.

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Thank you! I might just have to print that one off....
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