Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Domestic comedy

“We must have embarrassed people back then with our PDAs.”

“It wasn’t known as a PDA yet. So we didn’t.”

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[Disambiguation: PDA here stands for “public display of affection,” not “personal digital assistant.”]

comments: 3

Daughter Number Three said...

Ah, in that period of time before it was personal digital assistant, yet before it stopped being personal digital assistant.

Michael Leddy said...

I don't know if the dating here (no pun intended) is accurate. The first citation for the digital meaning: 1992. I can't find anything for the display of affection.

misterbagman said...

The Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis (arguably) validated yet again!