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Abbreviations

(7 Posts)
FLHuzzah Tue 08-Apr-14 12:35:41

Can someone explain to me abbreviations used here?
I.e. DD DH DS... etc.

I'm new here.
Much appreciated x

BuzzardBird Tue 08-Apr-14 13:34:10

DD is Dearest/Darling Daughter, Husband, Son etc.

Welcome to Mumsnet.

If you scroll to the bottom of the page there is an Acroynm section for you to click on if anymore confuse you.

Lesleythegiraffe Tue 08-Apr-14 14:00:23

What I don't get is why MN uses all these abbreviations at all.

To me it's much quicker to actually type the word daughter than to try to remember what the abbreviation is and faff around with capitals.

I've always thought it was daft.

BuzzardBird Tue 08-Apr-14 14:04:18

It is a bit Lesley. I prefer to use 'husband', especially if I am not thinking 'darling' when I mention him. grin

FLHuzzah Wed 09-Apr-14 20:14:17

Thank you. I wondered if the D was Dearest. It's the only thing I could think it might be.
I agree with my fiancé not being ''darling" sometimes, though lol

meditrina Wed 09-Apr-14 20:16:01

It's quite often 'dratted'

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