of these are standard abbreviations used on the web.
ones that we use amongst ourselves only or that began with the
TBAA fandom. Regardless of their origins, we're
all here. Mostly for the benefit of any newbies.
If you have anything to add, please notify me,
pops up in Dyeland emails to designate when someone slips
character and says something as their real selves.
It could also
be an explanatory note before or after a story.
"Beauty and the Beast." The CBS series starring Ron
Hamilton. Many of us were/are quite fond of it.
abbreviation will be used to denote any incarnation of the
"Beauty and the Beast."
"By the way"
"In my opinion." Sometimes it's IMHO to mean "in
LB- Lady Beth
Dyeland. Andrew also abbreviates it to Laja.
show CBS foolishly canceled after its first season. Some
JABBers were fans.
"Oh my God/Oh my gosh"
QOTD- "Quote of
day." I send these nearly every week day. They
come from a
calendar TBAA released some years ago.
"Tour of Duty." A series about Vietnam that aired
in the late
eighties to early 90s. John Dye appeared in the third
be." Often used to mean people in charge of a
corporation or TV
ever." Because I don't like referring to the actor who
"Zack" in the finale due to some of his behavior in real
this acronym makes that a lil easier.
***Please note that we often refer to TBAA episodes by
abbreviations. Because it would take a long time.
listing them all here but typically they're just the
For example, TVL is "The Violin Lesson," TDDUP is "Til Death