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Thread: Dumb question from newbie - DH?

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    Dumb question from newbie - DH?

    This is really dumb, I know, but I'm new at all this quilt lingo... what does DH stand for? I gather from context that it's a husband/partner, but what's it stand for?

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    It is cellphone speak for "Dear Husband"
    Busy in Ohio

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    and if you want some more here it is:
    http://www.quiltingboard.com/main-f1...s-t178507.html

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    Or, depending on the post, dam husband
    And it isn't dumb, we've all been there and been stumped.

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    and GD=granddaughter. SIL=son in law, DIL=daughter in Law. ggl= giggle. join in the live chat too. It's fun and the folks are from all over the place, literally. Welcome Newbie. Glad you chose quilting.

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    I always take that one as Dear Heart.
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    DH for me is Darling Husband. Sometimes you will see it as Not-so-DH. lol

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    D%^& Husband? Hadn't heard that one.

    I'm in window work and DH means "double hung" sashes.

    Oh dear let's not combine the meanings.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SueSew View Post
    I'm in window work and DH means "double hung" sashes.

    Oh dear let's not combine the meanings.
    Bwaaa haaa haaa haaaaa!!! Thanks for that laugh, I needed it today!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SueSew View Post
    D%^& Husband? Hadn't heard that one.

    I'm in window work and DH means "double hung" sashes.

    Oh dear let's not combine the meanings.
    Now that is funny

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    Designated hitter in the American League. I prefer OF for what I live with. Old Fart.

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    The d usually refers to "Dear" Husband, S-Son, DIL-SIL Daughter-in-Law, Son-in Law, Sister-in-Law, etc.
    You usually can decipher wwho is being referenced by the conversation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SueSew View Post
    D%^& Husband? Hadn't heard that one.

    I'm in window work and DH means "double hung" sashes.

    Oh dear let's not combine the meanings.
    OMG! I just spit out my coffee laughing! Too, too funny!

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    Dear Husband! DGS = dear grandson, etc. Welcome to the board!
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    And it's not just quilter talk. Those terms are used on pretty much any chat room or message board.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Weezy Rider View Post
    Designated hitter in the American League. I prefer OF for what I live with. Old Fart.
    Love this one!! I live with an OF also. In fact, I could probably be considered an OF!! I too am new to quilting and was having a problem with all the abbreviations and stumbled across the list. I have even saved it on my computer so I can refer to it as often as I need to. You would think after working for the federal government for 30+ years I would be able to figure them out!! I am just not up to date with the "cellphone-ese"!! Know a few of them, but not many!!

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    somewhere there is a thread of alot of the abbreviations used. I thought I had it bookmarked.
    Grandmeto6 aka Judy

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    Oh yeah! It is all in the interpretations!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by PABerard View Post
    Or, depending on the post, dam husband
    And it isn't dumb, we've all been there and been stumped.
    If life gives you lemons, make a margarita.

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    I printed out the list & keep it by my computer lol

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    I was once told: "There are no dumb questions, just dumb answers." I agree that there are no dumb questions, but on this board, you get great answers! Love OF response!! Have to remember that, but I am an OF, so I will probably forget! lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by helou View Post
    and if you want some more here it is:
    http://www.quiltingboard.com/main-f1...s-t178507.html
    Thanks that was a huge help. I know some but that list was neat.
    BYW (grin) there is no such thing as a dumb question. This question was useful to a lot of people.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grandme26 View Post
    somewhere there is a thread of alot of the abbreviations used. I thought I had it bookmarked.
    Check out posts 3 or 21 on this thread for the link to this list.
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