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Posted: 11/21/2002 3:50:15 PM EDT
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 4:03:06 PM EDT
BBL = Big Beautiful Ladies?
Link Posted: 11/21/2002 4:03:37 PM EDT
Link Posted: 11/21/2002 4:07:32 PM EDT
I think it was originally abbreviated by Mush Mouth. (BaBaBarrelba).
Link Posted: 11/21/2002 4:35:28 PM EDT
its like the abbreviation for "pound."
Link Posted: 11/21/2002 4:37:39 PM EDT
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 8:16:21 PM EDT
I've seen bbl used in the chat. Obviously it means be back later.
Link Posted: 11/21/2002 9:17:12 PM EDT
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 9:21:33 PM EDT
B.L.T is my favorite. Yum Yum.
Link Posted: 11/21/2002 9:27:03 PM EDT
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