Posted by ESC on September 17, 2007
In Reply to: On the DL posted by BL on September 17, 2007
: I was looking for the phrase "On the DL" (On the down low) but you didn't have it listed. I found "On the QT" which is very similar. I am curious as to how "On the DL" came to be. It is used most commonly when referring to extramarital affairs but more specifically to affairs that are homo-sexual in nature.
: In General reference "Lets keep this on the DL" Same as "on the QT"
: Referring to an affair "I have been seeing her on the DL"
: Referring to a homo-sexual affair "He has been creepin on DL"