View Poll Results: How do you say it?

Voters
26. You may not vote on this poll
  • Phonetically (MIL= Mill/ FIL= Fill

    13 50.00%
  • The letters (M-I-L)

    0 0%
  • The full term (Mother-in-law)

    13 50.00%
  • Other?

    0 0%
+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 12
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Posts
    5,279
    Thanks
    2,361
    Thanked
    2,023
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts

    Default When you read MIL/FIL/SIL/BIL ect on the hub...

    ...how do you say it in your head?

    Poll to follow...

  2. #2
    FearlessLeader's Avatar
    FearlessLeader is offline Winner 2013 - Most Memorable Thread
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Posts
    10,727
    Thanks
    2,499
    Thanked
    9,122
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    well i'm too impatient to wait for the poll, but i just wanted to butt in and say, i always say SAHM as 'sah-hmm' in my head

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    2,998
    Thanks
    1,355
    Thanked
    1,061
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I say them all in full. Sometimes when speaking to people in real life I will say something like we saw mother in law today. haha... it's bad, sounds so cold irl.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Posts
    5,279
    Thanks
    2,361
    Thanked
    2,023
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by FearlessLeader View Post
    well i'm too impatient to wait for the poll, but i just wanted to butt in and say, i always say SAHM as 'sah-hmm' in my head
    I say that too. I also say wah-hm for WAHM.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Posts
    2,198
    Thanks
    2,105
    Thanked
    2,543
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Hate to admit it, but I've caught myself referring to DH's Mum as 'Mil' in real life

    I also cringe when I hear myself say to my DH (only person who knows I'm on here, thankfully), "So this girl I know, Shannonigans, has created this nachos dish ..."

    Note to Shoopuf: You do not actually know these people. Stop freaking people out with your references to your friends named 'Eleven Eleven' and 'Pippy The Hippo'. It makes you sound creepy.

  6. The Following User Says Thank You to Shoopuf For This Useful Post:

    FloatingFairy  (18-01-2012)

  7. #6
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    3,054
    Thanks
    269
    Thanked
    1,053
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Shoopuf View Post
    Hate to admit it, but I've caught myself referring to DH's Mum as 'Mil' in real life

    I also cringe when I hear myself say to my DH (only person who knows I'm on here, thankfully), "So this girl I know, Shannonigans, has created this nachos dish ..."

    Note to Shoopuf: You do not actually know these people. Stop freaking people out with your references to your friends named 'Eleven Eleven' and 'Pippy The Hippo'. It makes you sound creepy.
    Very big lol at least it's not supa dupa vagi trooper (don't remember how to spell it)

  8. #7
    rainbow road's Avatar
    rainbow road is offline look at the stars, look how they shine for you
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    in a glass case of emotion
    Posts
    12,448
    Thanks
    1,198
    Thanked
    8,112
    Reviews
    3
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    I'm constantly saying "I was talking this person...who knows someone who..." when I realise I'm talking about a BHer and if I say "Shoopuf said..." I'll probably get committed!

  9. #8
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Ballarat
    Posts
    996
    Thanks
    471
    Thanked
    191
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Shoopuf View Post
    Hate to admit it, but I've caught myself referring to DH's Mum as 'Mil' in real life

    I also cringe when I hear myself say to my DH (only person who knows I'm on here, thankfully), "So this girl I know, Shannonigans, has created this nachos dish ..."

    Note to Shoopuf: You do not actually know these people. Stop freaking people out with your references to your friends named 'Eleven Eleven' and 'Pippy The Hippo'. It makes you sound creepy.
    LOL! Don't worry I'm always talking about my bubhub "friends" to DP!

  10. #9
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Launceston
    Posts
    13,466
    Thanks
    732
    Thanked
    2,355
    Reviews
    34
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Ahh not so much. But I ALWAYS say DH and DD even to other people.

  11. #10
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Posts
    5,687
    Thanks
    1,089
    Thanked
    4,059
    Reviews
    3
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Shoopuf View Post

    I also cringe when I hear myself say to my DH (only person who knows I'm on here, thankfully), "So this girl I know, Shannonigans, has created this nachos dish ..."

    Note to Shoopuf: You do not actually know these people. Stop freaking people out with your references to your friends named 'Eleven Eleven' and 'Pippy The Hippo'. It makes you sound creepy.
    I do this.

    I say it in my head as 'mother in law' etc... 'Mill' just would be weird.

    Oh and I don't refer to DH as darling.


 

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Little Rugby NSWCatch, weave, chase, run, but most of all have FUN! Little Rugby runs a NSW network of fun, safe and non-contact footy ...
REVIEWS
"Pigeon teats rule!"
by Alex
Pigeon PP Wide Neck reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›