What does "SOS" stand for?

I'm just wondering but what does "SOS" stand for and don't say 911 or Emergency. What i mean is like what does the "s" stand for and the "o" and the other "s"? Thanks. Luv ya Peace

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  • Tom
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    SOS - Save our souls

  • 1 decade ago

    Its Save Our Souls. Its an internationally accepted distress signal pattern.

  • 1 decade ago

    In addition to being an international distress code (save our s---), it is also used as an abbreviation for creamed chipped beef on toast known as "sh*t on a shingle".

  • the most common is probably save our souls/ship

    if u want to know a lot more, you can go to this website: http://acronyms.thefreedictionary.com/SOS

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  • 1 decade ago

    Although people have assigned "meaning" to it, when it was created, it stood for absolutely nothing. They just thought it would be easy to remember - SOS (three dits/three dashes/three dits).

  • 1 decade ago

    I t does not stand for anything. It was just the easiest way to remember how to signal distress. Three dashes three dots. I don't remember which is which. ---...---

  • 1 decade ago

    save our ship

  • bon
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    save our ship

  • 1 decade ago

    Save Our Souls

    (...---...)

  • 1 decade ago

    save our ship

    save our souls

    save our skin

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