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Surely it should be DC and not DCs?

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purepurple · 22/01/2011 11:16

This has been bothering me lately. If DC means darling child then the plural would be darling children?
In which case, there is no need for the 's'.

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takingchances · 22/01/2011 11:33

Yeah but we wouldn't know then if people were referring to their child or children.
Should be DCn Grin

purepurple · 22/01/2011 11:37

I didn't think of that. Maybe instead of DC we can use little stick figure smileys, a pink one for a girl and a blue one for a boy.

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JaquesTouatte · 04/02/2011 01:52

Alternatively, one could shun the cliquey use of such abbreviations, and use the correct words, iykwim.

BaroqueAroundTheClock · 04/02/2011 01:57

how is it cliquey when it's used on so many forums around the world????

JaquesTouatte · 04/02/2011 02:04

Because I don't use it. Oh, and I think you'll find it's 'fora'!

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