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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Yoko, Aug 12, 2008.

  1. Yoko

    Yoko Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i know this is strange, but whats a DH?[​IMG]
     
  2. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    don't worry, I asked the same question! It's "dear husband." You'll also see DD (dear daughter), DS (dear son) - etc. [​IMG]
     
  3. Yoko

    Yoko Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you so much!!!!i felt so akward not knowing
     
  4. josh_bigler

    josh_bigler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep, and dw is "dear wife"! lol
     
  5. GaDawg

    GaDawg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It took my a few mins. to figure out MIL..lol
    mother-in-law
     
  6. Yoko

    Yoko Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thats funny!
     
  7. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Wisconsin
    I had the same problem. Here are some of the abbreviations and their meanings:

    DH=Dear (most times) Husband
    DD=Dear Daughter, Dear Dad
    DS=Dear Son
    DM=Dear Mother, Dear Mom
    DF=Dear Father
    DSD=Dear StepDaughter
    DSS=Dear stepSon
    DSM=Dear StepMother
    DSF=Dear StepFather
    BIL=Brother in Law
    SIL=Sister in Law
    MIL=Mother in Law
    FIL=Father in Law
    DC=Dear Children

    DE=Diatomaceous Earth
    BOSS=Black Oil Sunflower Seed
    GF=Girl Friend
    BF=Boy Friend
    POL=Point Of Lay
    NSQ=Non Show Quality
    PQ=Pet Quality
    CBOF=Cantankerous Bag Of Feathers

    JBG - Jersey Black Giant
    SLW - Silver Laced Wyandotte
    BLRW - Blue Laced Red Wyandotte
    CM - Cuckoo Marans
    GPH - Gold Penciled Hamburg
    OEG - Old English Gamebirds
     
  8. denahli

    denahli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    in some cases it also could be "dumb husband' [​IMG]
     
  9. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Wisconsin
    The "D" in any of them is subject to the mood of the writer. The tone of the post will tell you.
     
  10. Ellie_NY_chick

    Ellie_NY_chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And here all this time I thought it was "devoted"!

    I guess it could be "darling", or "dorky" or "dingbat" or.... what else?
     

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