sean at seanmiller.net
Tue Nov 7 05:01:17 GMT 2006
Nik Butler wrote:
> Llywelyn Owen wrote:
>> By the way these are not acronyms they're abbreviations. Sorry to be
>> so pedantic!
> you know what . he is correct as well , they are Abbreviations, and it
> is being pedantic. Though for the record im being ironic . ( i think! )
ac?ro?nym /??kr?n?m/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled
Pronunciation[*ak*-r/uh/-nim] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation
1. a word formed from the initial letters or groups of letters of words
in a set phrase or series of words, as /Wac/ from /Women's Army Corps,/
/OPEC/ from /Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries,/ or /loran/
from /long-range navigation./
So, how precisely can JFDI and LW2A be said to not be acronyms?
Abbreviations would be "jus'fuind'it" or the like, surely?
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