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I'm confused!

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hedy47 Tue 24-Nov-15 10:46:45

As a new member of Gransnet I find myself struggling with some abbreviations. What does Dgd and dh mean?

Indinana Tue 24-Nov-15 10:50:57

Dear Granddaughter and Dear Husband. If you click on the 'Acronyms' tab, top right, you'll find a list of the most popular ones used here.

Welcome to GN BTW (welcome to Gransnet, by the way wink)

boheminan Tue 24-Nov-15 10:51:06

I was confused with the abbreviations when I started heregrin. Have a look at 'Acronyms' (above, right). Dgd means (I think) Darling grand daughter - good luck!!!

tanith Tue 24-Nov-15 10:52:00

If you look up above under Gransnet forums click on the tab Acronyms and all will be revealed

kittylester Tue 24-Nov-15 11:02:56

hedy47 welcome flowers

M0nica Tue 24-Nov-15 13:26:12

.. nto to forget OP - original post(er) (or at least that is what I have always assumed).

hedy47 Tue 24-Nov-15 15:05:45

Thank you all! Makes sense now!

Ginny42 Sun 29-Nov-15 07:34:02

I wish someone would change those acronyms, although I know they're common usage on many websites. I don't wish to refer to my children or grandchild every time I refer to them as 'darling'.

They are my darlings, but it seems trite to use that term all the time and detracts from the genuine use of the endearment.

Sorry, just a minor rant. smile

bikergran Sun 29-Nov-15 07:56:18

I just use gs(for grandson) and if I had one would use gd(for granddaughter) smile

whitewave Sun 29-Nov-15 08:01:44

Could just use the full title.

etheltbags1 Sun 29-Nov-15 17:37:44

I often just say the bairn as I just have one granddaughter.

Wheniwasyourage Sun 29-Nov-15 17:42:57

I certainly don't think of them as "Darling" whatever, but I do think of them as "Dear"!

rubylady Sun 29-Nov-15 23:27:01

Yeah, mine have cost me a fortune! grin

Synonymous Mon 30-Nov-15 01:40:25

But worth it! smile