Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceWords & Wordplay · 1 decade ago

What does S.O.S mean?

I wanna know what S.O.S means!

5 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    It's originally "Save Our Souls" but it's also used as "Save Our Ships" and "Sink Or Swim". There's also rumors that it doesn't stand for anything, and was a mistake, however, people assumed it means "Save Our Souls" and hence that became the most popular definition. Basically, it's uncertain what it stands for, if it even stands for anything, but the assumed definition is "Save Our Souls". It is an emergency call, by the way...

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Save our Souls

  • 1 decade ago

    Save Our Souls--it's a telegraph message for danger.

  • 1 decade ago

    "There is no special signification in the letter themselves, and it is entirely incorrect to put full stops between them [the letters]." All the popular interpretations of "SOS," "Save or Ship," "Save Our Souls," or "Send Out Succour" are simply not valid."

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