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By EnglishLearner - / Friday 9 November 2012 16:23 / Switzerland
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Well, I was pretending they used abbreviations too, that could possibly be related but also mis-interpreted as the popular "what the fuck" and "laughing out loud." I guess it sucked; no luck today! I'll go back to bed.

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Funny thing, but it IS appropriate (though usually written as Std or std and not STD). Some people will snicked because they aren't math/computer people or are just immature.

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In C and C++ coding it is pretty common for codes to start with Using namespace std; And this does mean standard.

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"Finding the STD was a long and rigorous task. After hours of work I finally got the STD. My mother must be proud."

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#28, funnily enough when I learned C and C++, sexually-transmitted diseases were called VD (venereal disease), so when they changed it to STDs, I was able to be like a C++ programmer and deal with the polymorphism if the letters.

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OMG what the fuck with u he was JoKING around and pretending and u are saying how do u know I mean that just rude and naive

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Aren't they called STI's now anyways? You'd think professors would be more mature than this...

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I know this is the most active part right now so I have a few question since I am new 1 when people say message me is there a button for that or what 2what is thread jackers 3how long does it take to get ur fml on this and finally 4 are u allow to have pics of ur self

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102- 1) You can only message from the website. 2) You are threadjacking, my friend. It means you post a reply to someone else's comment that has nothing to do with the original comment. 3) You may not ever get an FML published. It gets moderated by the community after you submit it, so if it's not "good enough", it won't be published. 4) Yes. But keep your shirt on, don't use a duck face (unless you want to get verbally murdered). Welcome!

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To add to 103, in question 3, the fml will only be looked at the day you send it in. So, if it hasn't been published that day, it never will

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I am glad OP doesn't work in retirement services. guess what's the acronym for "Half Earnings for Retired Personnel Early Severance" is..

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I think OP's superiors are just immature. My chemistry teacher used "STD" for standard deviation, and English was his first language.

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Throughout Grade School, it was really annoying and common for something like the word "Homophones" (I believe thats the word) for everyone to crack up.. I mean seriously, grow up!

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The abbreviation for standard deviation that has been used in every math and programming class I took in college was std. I think op was right, and the supervisors are just immature. Even college students didn't laugh when the professor used it. Fyl op.

I had a similar situation, I had fallen asleep in class and the teacher called on me to read from the book, being still have asleep I read the word organism, only to have it come out as orgasm.

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Hey there #60 you're lookin' fiiiiine. But anyways yea, OP should just go with the flow and be like "PROBLEM?"

Instead of an abbreviation why not use the Greek letter sigma? That's more universal than made up abbreviations.

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By program, I believe OP means a computer program, so that would be a pain to key in and depending on the language, it might not even compile. I always use stDev when I have to reference standard deviation. :o

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Alt + 229. If they are speaking English its most likely they are using an English keyboard. Or go to the ASCII list and select it.

You probably should've spoken to a student AID counselor to help with your translations. Otherwise, your chances of being taken seriously are gonorrhea.

Lol OP it may be embarrassing now, but you'll be laughing at it too soon enough. Plus they probably like your presentation even more now that you made them laugh!

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I frequently have to give my presentations in a language that's not my mother tongue. Go over your presentations with a native speaker in advance, and don't get upset when people laugh at stupid jokes.

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that's what I thought also, but its been a while since I was in college. I would think people in the same field wouldn't have been so immature.

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