(No doubt this will be changed and updated over time. Example sentences have been provided where necessary.)
Abbreve: The appropriate version of “abbreviating”. It’s who we are. It’s what we do.
AEG: The Woodstock to my Snoopy. My best friend.
BAH: This actually doesn’t stand for anything. When something is funny, most people say ‘Ha’. We say ‘BAH’. It just feels more natural. Should be used in either lowercase or caps depending on the level of hilarity. A continuation of ‘haha’ can be used as a suffix.
Basic: Abbreve version of Basically. Stating the obvious.
Bromance: Describes the complicated love and affection shared by two straight males. A non-sexual relationship between two men who are unusually close.
Chardo: Abbreve version of chardonnay… my favorite wine!
AEG: “All of my weekends seem to run together. It’s kind of sad. And they all have a common theme – chardo…”
Cousins: Used as a term not to refer to relatives, but to identify two GLGs (see below) who bare a striking resemblance. Are they really related? Have they even met? We don’t know, but we sure hope to find out.
AEG: I saw you-know-who’s cousin today. He’s so dreamy!
TAG: Their similarities are uncanny. We should really introduce the two of them!
The Dipper: Typical guy at a bar who dips you while dancing, therefore leaving you under the impression that he is smooth. You soon realize that he is no such thing after rejecting his request for a last minute date and receiving dirty looks the next time you're both at The Bar.
DCT: Dream Come True.
GLG: Good Looking Guy OR Good Looking Group.
IEC: Intense Eye Contact.
JGIWC: Jewish Girl in Wasp's Clothing. Jewish by birth, Waspy by choice.
MIM: Mensch in Madras. A male version of me.
MOMD: Man Of My Dreams. Doesn’t have to be someone specific. Pertains to a GLG who has qualities you look for in a lad.
AEG: “Did you see that boy in critter shorts and Stubbs?”
TAG, fanning herself off: “MOMD.”
MOT: Member of the Tribe.
NJB: Nice Jewish Boy. Doesn’t necessarily have to be a MIM, but dear lord, we hope he is.
Obvi: Abbreve version of “Obviously”. Obvi!
Runaround Lou: My take on the Del Shannon song “Runaround Sue”. Refers to a guy who gets around.
TAG: My initials.
TCFC: Too Close for Comfort. Usually used while standing near someone at a bar whom you are apprehensive about interacting with.
TAG: Ugh. The Dipper just walked in.
THTH: Too Hot To Handle. Usually said while fanning oneself off in the presence of a GLG.
TS: True Story.
TYPICAL: The Webster definition of this stands true, but it is always said with vigor and must always be capitalized. The abbreve version is “typ” and can be written in lowercase.
VS: Vodka Soda.
WAH: It's kind of like BAH. Doesn't stand for anything and is used often. Marks adoration.