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Postby dls » Thu Nov 22, 2012 1:36 pm

Here are some of the more useful abbreviations and words used here.

Legal Abbreviations:
  • CPR - Civil Procedure Rules - http://www.justice.gov.uk/courts/proced ... ivil/rules
  • EAT - Employment Appeal tribunal
  • IPCC - Independent Police Complaints Commission
  • JR - Judicial Review
  • LSC - Legal Servics Commission
  • LiP - Litigant in person
  • NSFW - Not Suitable For Work
  • OP - Original Poster - whoever begins a topic
  • OTOH - on the other hand
  • PD - Practice Direction. These are found within the CPR.
  • PoA - Power of Attorney
  • QBD - Queens Bench Division
Non/Extra-Legal abbreviations
  • (sp)- incorrect spelling/unsure of spelling
  • AI - Artificial intelligence.
  • ATM - At the Moment -
  • BB - Bulletin board.
  • BBB - Busy beyond belief.
  • BOLO - Be on the look out.
  • BTT - Back to Topic
  • C&V - Chapter and verse.
  • DCMA - Do call me anytime.
  • ETLA - Extended TLA
  • FFS - an expression of frustration or exasperation
  • HTH - Hope That Helps
  • JIT - Just in time.
  • PITA- Very Annoying Person/Thing
  • PM - Private Message
  • SEP - Somebody Else's Problem.
  • TLA - Three Letter Acronym. Best avoided unless you define it first.
  • WYSIWYG - What you see is what you get

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Re: Glossary/Abbreviations

Postby faithless » Thu Nov 22, 2012 10:43 pm

IIRC - If I recall correctly
AFAIK - as far as I know
FYI - for your information
TMI - too much information
and... this one caught somebody out recently...
BTW - by the way

There's lots of 'lol' words - BoJ will tell us all those.
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Re: Glossary/Abbreviations

Postby BoJangles » Fri Nov 23, 2012 12:32 am

Fine fine lol: pm me f if you want to see my original response ;) :lol:

ETA: Edited to add
Clmt - claimant
Def. - Defendant
RoA - Rights of Audience
RtoCL - Rights to Conduct Litigation
S/J - Summary Judgment
LA - Legal Aid
W/S - Witness Statement
E/W - Expert Witness
EHRC - http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/huma ... ights-act/
S/O - Strikeout
Inter Alia - amongst otherthings

errr.....stilll thinking :?
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Re: Glossary/Abbreviations

Postby Boo » Fri Nov 23, 2012 7:53 am

LQTM - laughing quietly to myself
SMH - shake my head
SMMFGDH - ;)
God - "I have made Mankind!"
Angels - "You screwed up a perfectly good monkey is what you did. Look at it. It's got anxiety!"
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Re: Glossary/Abbreviations

Postby BoJangles » Sat Nov 24, 2012 11:27 am

I've lost me marbles, I am sure I posted on this thread this morning :? It was nothing norty I swear and I remained OT - On Topic :? :?:
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Re: Glossary/Abbreviations

Postby dls » Sat Nov 24, 2012 11:34 am

You did, and I thank you, and your suggestions have been, from memory over a long morning, accepted and applied. I am tryoing to keep the thread tidy.
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Re: Glossary/Abbreviations

Postby Hairyloon » Sun Nov 25, 2012 9:32 pm

TEOTWAWKI: The End Of The World As We Know It... Coming soon to a planet near you. ;)
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Re: Glossary/Abbreviations

Postby Smouldering Stoat » Mon Nov 26, 2012 4:53 pm

Hairyloon wrote:TEOTWAWKI: The End Of The World As We Know It...


...but I feel fine.
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Re: Glossary/Abbreviations

Postby Hairyloon » Sun Dec 30, 2012 12:17 am

ECHR: European Convention on Human Rights
ECtHR: European Court of Human Rights
ETLA: Extended Three Letter Acronym.
UTLA: Undefined Three Letter Acronym.
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Re: Glossary/Abbreviations

Postby Hairyloon » Fri Feb 05, 2016 5:29 pm

RTFB: Read The Fine Book (eg of instructions), or
RTFM: Read the Fine Manual.
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