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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 11/21/2002 2:50:15 PM EST
Ive heard alot of guys abbreviate "barrel" as "bbl" I dont understand this, there is only one "b" in barrel, yet two in "bbl". Im probably missing something, will one of you guys clue me in?
Link Posted: 11/21/2002 3:03:06 PM EST
BBL = Big Beautiful Ladies?
Link Posted: 11/21/2002 3:03:37 PM EST
Link Posted: 11/21/2002 3:07:32 PM EST
I think it was originally abbreviated by Mush Mouth. (BaBaBarrelba).
Link Posted: 11/21/2002 3:35:28 PM EST
its like the abbreviation for "pound."
Link Posted: 11/21/2002 3:37:39 PM EST
Originally Posted By Avtomat: its like the abbreviation for "pound."
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Thats accually another thing that bothers me, stupid English language.
Link Posted: 11/21/2002 7:16:21 PM EST
I've seen bbl used in the chat. Obviously it means be back later.
Link Posted: 11/21/2002 8:17:12 PM EST
I don't know where bbl comes from to abbreviate barrel - but it is actually from liquid measurement, and is an OLD abbreviation. As far as the lb/pound things, lb is from the Latin "Libra" - which translates to "weigh," IIRC. At least there is a halfway understandable reason behind that one... Look at the Periodic Table sometime, and you will see how much Latin has influenced things... FFZ
Link Posted: 11/21/2002 8:21:33 PM EST
B.L.T is my favorite. Yum Yum.
Link Posted: 11/21/2002 8:27:03 PM EST
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