What is cud short for?


To save some typing time, adept chatters and texters often shorten "could" to cud. This abbreviation retains roughly the same pronunciation as could, while knocking out a couple letters.

However, cud is also the word for the partially digested food that returns to a ruminant's (e.g. a cow) mouth for further chewing. So, don't be surprised if someone thinks you're talking about a cow's digestive processes when you shorten could to cud.


What cud it be?

Cud is short for "could"

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Updated June 13, 2022

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