ds/dh/dd


#1

What do these acronyms mean? I think it’s “dear son”, “dear husband”, “dear daughter”, but that’s just a guess.

Thanks!


#2

I think so, too. But for me the question is why:confused:


#3

That’s right. Why what?


#4

its fewer keystrokes, like syl or ttfk


#5

Well, I wouldn’t want an entire message in “leet-speak” or acronyms. But DH, DW, DS, and DD are widely accepted across the Internet as shorthand for “dear (or “darling”) husband/wife/son/daughter.”) There’s also DBF, DGF, and DF.

Of course, there’s also nothing saying one MUST use these.


#6

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