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Old 01-31-2014, 08:32 PM   #1
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All right, I know I am going to sound stupid here, but here goes nuttin’. I read these threads here on Home-Brew Talk regularly, and I have been able to decipher almost all of the acronyms I have seen used in the posts. However, this one, "swimbo" or a close approximation has me confused. I have gathered based on the other information in the posts, that “swimbo” refers to a wife / girlfriend / significant other, or that kind of person / relationship in which the author is describing. An example of this being used would be as follows:

“This weekend I will be brewing up a batch of strawberry wheat beer, so I will have a drinkable beer for the Swimbo. “ Or “Swimbo would surely make my Super bowl party painful to endure if she does not have at least a six pack of something painfully sweet to drink.”

So, what exactly does the term “swimbo” mean? I know this is off beer topic, so I put it here in general Chit Chat.
Any assistance is appreciated.

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Old 01-31-2014, 08:33 PM   #2
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Old 01-31-2014, 08:38 PM   #3
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SWMBO. She Who Must Be Obeyed


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Isn't it protocol to throw out at least several funny responses before translating the acronyms?
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Did you google it? Probably would have gotten an instantaneous response. That's how I learned the acronyms on here, even "eac."
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