Thread for new suggestions for shortening words

Use this thread to suggest new ways to shorten words

“Suggs” for suggestions

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“Blubes” for blueberries

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I love abbreviations! Or as i call them, breevies

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I have found this one works as an ‘annoying your partner’ strategy (fairly successful)

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Cow should just be mo

Milko for milkshake

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Good one, I would say this often and enthusiastically

Already do say this

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Shappsy for Shapps.

Oh hang on…

Same

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Mandoes for mandatory training modules

  • Yes, obviously
  • Wtf

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“Cuttles” for cutlery

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This is crying out for a tla that nobody understands.

My boss is a big fan of using ICYMI which as I’ve told him I always read as you couldn’t make it up. Doesn’t stop him though

“Rego” for Registration of a motor vehicle

  • Bonza!
  • Strewth na mate

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Or even just reg like people already do?

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Too long for my tastes. Plus I like to keep rego exclusively as a shorthand for when I go somewhere I’ve already been to.

Example: the Lewisham municipal dump was a very amenable place to spend a Sunday afternoon disposing of fridges. I may well rego.

A “disso”: A disagreement between DiSers like we’re seeing now between @ma0sm and @colinfilth.

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The -o ending is too Australian imo