[ubuntu-uk] acronyms?

Sean Miller 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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