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#1 Moosetales OFFLINE  

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Posted March 01, 2013 - 07:16 AM

From time-to-time I run across lingo, jargon or acronyms that throw me for a loop. I've knocked around these pages enough that I feel I have a good feel for what people mean. HOWEVER I'm still stumped now and again. This got me to thinking, "How about put together a GTTalk "dictionary" or list of words and phrases (and of course their meanings) for our wives to chuckle at, for some of us to learn from and in general for all of us to have fun putting it together.

 

So, to start us off here's what I'm thinking......

 

GT=Garden Tractor

"The Blue Wrench"=oxyacetylene cutting torch (right?)

 

Have fun and here's to a great day and even better weekend.

 

Matthew


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Posted March 01, 2013 - 07:24 AM

panther pee  =  penetrating oil


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Posted March 01, 2013 - 07:58 AM

Oh, this will be fun.
Keep it clean :D

LT=Lawn Tractor

Some of the ones that used to get me are standard text abbreviations, but I think he means hobby related abbreviations we all have started using.
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Posted March 01, 2013 - 08:01 AM

Oh, this will be fun.
Keep it clean :D

LT=Lawn Tractor


Some of the ones that used to get me are standard text abbreviations, but I think he means hobby related abbreviations we all have started using.


Feel free to throw text abbriviation up here too since some may not know those and they pop up on the site too.
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Posted March 01, 2013 - 08:21 AM

MTF= my tuna fish. Yes I have used it.


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Posted March 01, 2013 - 08:27 AM

MMO= Marvel Mystery Oil

NOS=New Old Stock


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Posted March 01, 2013 - 08:28 AM

MTF= my tuna fish. Yes I have used it.


Ha! I guess we'll need to add a column for the definition or for the General Lee accepted use of the abbreviation or phrase. I

'm using voice technology to write this response and I just noticed that when you say generally it's spelled out General Lee. That isn't a new abbreviation. HA!
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Posted March 01, 2013 - 08:33 AM

LB= lawnboy

MTD= made to diE

LAGT= lawn and garden tractor magazine

B&S= briggs and stratton

carb= carburator

ect


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Posted March 01, 2013 - 08:52 AM

AWP = Awaiting Parts

IPB   = Illustrated parts breakdown manual

 

I think it will be interesting to see term used in different parts of the country / world for the same item.


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Posted March 01, 2013 - 09:09 AM

LB= lawnboy

MTD= made to diE

LAGT= lawn and garden tractor magazine

B&S= briggs and stratton

carb= carburator

ect

ect. vs etc.

“Etc.” is an abbreviation for the Latin phrase et cetera, meaning “and the rest.” (Et means “and” in French too.)

Just say “et cetera” out loud to yourself to remind yourself of the correct order of the “T” and “C.”Also to be avoided is the common mispronunciation “excetera.” “And etc.” is a redundancy.

 

Aren't you glad I cleared that up, :D

 

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Posted March 01, 2013 - 09:20 AM

FEL - front end loader



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Posted March 01, 2013 - 09:21 AM



ect. vs etc.
“Etc.” is an abbreviation for the Latin phrase et cetera, meaning “and the rest.” (Et means “and” in French too.)
Just say “et cetera” out loud to yourself to remind yourself of the correct order of the “T” and “C.”Also to be avoided is the common mispronunciation “excetera.” “And etc.” is a redundancy.

Aren't you glad I cleared that up, :D


I can now sleep tonight.

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Posted March 01, 2013 - 09:38 AM

LBH - Loader Backhoe

 

TCV - Travel Control Valve



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Posted March 01, 2013 - 09:42 AM

ect. vs etc.

“Etc.” is an abbreviation for the Latin phrase et cetera, meaning “and the rest.” (Et means “and” in French too.)

Just say “et cetera” out loud to yourself to remind yourself of the correct order of the “T” and “C.”Also to be avoided is the common mispronunciation “excetera.” “And etc.” is a redundancy.

 

Aren't you glad I cleared that up, :D

 

huh 

 

I can now sleep tonight.

More like put to sleep from brain cramp... lol


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Posted March 01, 2013 - 10:14 AM

Compact=Compact Utility Tractor

SCUT=Sub Compact Utility Tractor-Smaller version of the Compact Utility Tractor.


Edited by JD DANNELS, March 01, 2013 - 10:17 AM.





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