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Finally Building the NWFA Glossary of Terms - Any term suggestions?

Discussion in 'Questions, Problems, & Feedback' started by Joe Link, Mar 31, 2009.

  1. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    I've been meaning to get this done for months now, finally getting around to it :laugh:

    I'd love to hear your suggestions for entries into the glossary of terms, so please post them here.
  2. JumpWing

    JumpWing NK WA Member

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    It's usually the gratuitous use of acronyms that gets me:

    AD - Accidental Discharge
    ND - Negligent Discharge
    FTF - Face-to-Face (purchases) or Fail to Fire (malfunctions)
    FTE - Failure to Eject
    SA - Single Action
    DA - Double Action
    DAO - Double Action Only
    SD - Self Defense, Sheriff's Department
    LE/LEO - Law Enforcement/Law Enforcement Officer
    MWAG - Man With A Gun (911 call)
    GSW - Gun Shot Wound
    POS - Piece of Human Excrement
    BBL - Barrel
    HD - Home Defense
    CC - Concealed Carry
    OC - Open Carry
    CCW - Concealed Carry Weapon
    CPL, CHL, CWL - Concealed (Pistol, Handgun, Weapon) License
    CHP, CWP - Concealed (Handgun, Weapon) Permit
    FOID - Firearms Owner Identification
    FOIA - Freedom of Information Act
  3. PhysicsGuy

    PhysicsGuy Corvallis, OR Resident Science Nut

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    More acronyms.

    NFA - National Firearms Act
    BUIS - Back up iron sights.

    Simple internet acronyms maybe;

    btt - bump/back to top
    lol - laughing out loud
    FWIW - for what its worth
    YMMV - your mileage may vary
    IIRC - If I recall correctly
  4. ZeroRing

    ZeroRing 26th District, WA Active Member

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    BL - Bayonet Lug
    BS - Barrel Shroud
    TTGU - Thing That Goes Up
    EBR - Evil Black Rifle
    SIP - Stupid Ignorant Politician
    AGTS - Anti-Gun Tool of the Statist

  5. JumpWing

    JumpWing NK WA Member

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    IANAL - I am not a lawyer
    BCG - Bolt carrier group
    SHTF - **** hits the fan (this gets used too often to leave off the list)
    TEOTWAWKI - The end of the world as we know it
    BG - Bad guy
    COM - Center of mass