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I think it'd be useful, specially for "EFLers" like myself, to know more of those abbreviations that are used in everyday life.

There go the ones I know, or remember now. Please, contribute.

Pro - professional
Mobo - motherboard
Spec - specification
Vet - veterinary, veteran
Stats - statistics
Rep - reputation, representative
Bot - robot
Con - convicted
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Hi,

This is a good idea. Howevr, I'd say the ones in red are not common in everyday, non-technical speech.


Pro - professional
Mobo - motherboard
Spec - specification
Vet - veterinary, veteran
Stats - statistics
Rep - reputation, representative
Bot - robot
Con - convicted

Best wishes, Clive
con - I'd say con is short for convict not convicted.

mag - magazine

tele - television

bike - bicycle or motorbike
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phone - telephone

Con can also be short for confidence-artist or confidence trick - as in, "What a con!"
Logo - logotyoe
Memo - memorandum
Fed - federal
BBQ - barbecue
Hubby - husband
Pic - picture
Nona The Brittele - television
Tele? ..what about "tv"? It sounds more "English". Is "tele" used?

Thanks in advance!:)
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TV used to be primarily American and telly (or tele) was British, although TV is becoming more widely used in BrE. Most people in my neck of the woods say telly.
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Dorm - dormitory
Perm - permanent wave
Prom - promenade
Doc - doctor
Condo - condominium
Porn - pornography
Limo - limousine
Cig - cigarette
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