DD and DS

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  1. levih2013

    levih2013 USAFA Class of 2017

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    I've seen these abbreviations everywhere.

    From context: son or daughter at a service academy? My guess

    But what exactly do they stand for?
     
  2. soccerchic

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    DD- dear daughter

    DS- dear son
     
  3. Usafamom2016

    Usafamom2016 Member

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    Dear or darling son/daughter
     
  4. levih2013

    levih2013 USAFA Class of 2017

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    Thank you.
     
  5. Pima

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    On the home page, at the bottom is the community feedback link. Hit that and you will find a sticky at the top of that page.

    You will find every acronym you can think of!
     
  6. kinnem

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    You know, until I found that acronym stickie years ago I had surmised it stood for Distinguished Son/Daughter. With all the accomplishments of these kids it made perfect sense to me! :biggrin:
     
  7. HeWantsTheBFE

    HeWantsTheBFE USAFA Class of 2017

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    It took me two weeks to get that it meant son or daughter... had no clue what it actually stood for until i found the sticky... gotta love TacticalNuke!
     
  8. cb7893

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    I thought it was "darndest" daughter/son. Notice there is no ironic emoticon.
     
  9. kinnem

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    LMAO!
     
  10. Kurt in S.A.

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    I thought it stood for doolie son/daughter. :scratch:

    Kurt
     
  11. MN-Dad-2016

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    The usage of "DS and DD" seems to be more prevalent on sites like College Confidential or parenting websites. It wasn't all that long ago that I had to google the meaning. For years I constantly heard the term DH assuming it was a pet name for Designated Hitter (in a reference to baseball). Nope, it stands for "Dear Husband".
     

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