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Some believe it means "save our ship," but it's really more that the Morse Code signals for those letters are easy to remember, transmit, and decode quickly. It boils down to "I/We need help immediately."

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The SOS abbreviation is used to identify a Morse code distress signal experienced in a ship during its service. The use of this signal was first established in April 1, 1905 by the German government. Learn more on this from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SOS.

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What ? Pleas use blonde language in telling me what it means thank u
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I'm so sick of blonde jokes wtf is ur problem
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SOS is code for "HELP"

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It looks like a combination of dots and dashes that make up the 26 letters of the English alphabet. SOS is ... - - - ... as expressed in Samuel Morse's code.
Since there was no way to change the pitch or sound between each of the combinations he slowed the timing between the dashes so the words would not run together; if you were to use phonetics SOS would sound like this: ...(DIT)(DIT)(DIT) (D A H) (D A H) (D A H) (DIT)(DIT)(DIT). The neat thing is that some people that have been car jacked have been able to use that code by tapping the break just enough to activate the break lights like:
3 short duration 3 longer duration and 3 short duration while driving to attract attention from anyone who knows Morse code. It can be used if one is lost and needs rescue by using a CD's surface reflection of the sun aimed at a search aircraft. You have to be facing toward the sun and looking through the hole at the plane while you wobble the disc in a Figure 8 motion to ensure that it will have the best opportunity of being seen.






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You should answer with that!! :o)
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Save Our Source.

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Save Our Souls...

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It really is.
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Yep...
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Hummmm?
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Save Our Ship

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Nope, but I'll green you anyway...
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Thanx, lol
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Save our ship

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SOS the letters don't stand for anything it's just a distress signal in morse code

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It means "Ship of stress."

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Most people think it stands for "Save Our Ship" or "Save Our Souls." Actually it doesn't stand for anything. The letters were chosen because in Morse code they are easily transmitted as dot-dot-dot, dash-dash-dash, dot-dot-dot.
If you're talking about S.O.S (no final period) steel wool pads, the initials were intended to stand for "Save Our Saucepans."

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Step on snakes

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Haha!
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Ouch I just SOS
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It doesn't stand for anything but most people believe it is save our ship or save our souls

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yes it does
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save our soul

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Initially, it stood for "Save Our Ship" in Morse code.

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SOS means save our souls or ship

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Same Old Situation

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Same s**t, diff day right? For me anyway.
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haha i like that one
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Good tune...
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haha yea!
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Oh my goodness! Look at all these beautiful women here to comment on my answer! I am so flattered!
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Could mean both, save our ship, save our souls

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sos means that someone out there

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It's developed the meaning "Save Our Ship" it was morse code for "help us" Those three letters were selected because in morse code they are quick and easy to spell out.

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Step on stairs

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lol
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Sons of Satan

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Help Us

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that makes no sense
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SOS does not stand for anything.

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Save our salt ha ha.jk but it means save our souls

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SOS is a Morse "procedural signal” or "prosign." As the SOS signal is a ‘prosign’, its respective letters have no inherent meaning per se. In the simplest terms, SOS is a ‘SIGNAL’ indicating distress and the need for help, and not an acronym or abbreviation.

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save our souls

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save our ships or staples on stairs or shipmates on steriods lol

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Save our survivers

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SOS means Save Our Souls or Save Our Ship.

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xXCourtneyXx

I know it best for.. Save Our Souls. Meaning; help

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