haggis, in my case, i abbreviate for both laziness and for speed.
i'm usually at work when i'm on this site, and i'm able to steal a few minutes here and there to reply to posts. sometimes, i'm repairing something with one hand and half of my brain, while the other halves are posting.
that may be a little too obvious at times...lol.
claire, here's a huge list from the great kitchenelf. ( i miss elfie)
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