sean at seanmiller.net
Tue Nov 7 08:38:29 GMT 2006
Tony Arnold wrote:
> Sean Miller wrote:
>> 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?
> Because they are not words?
"Just f##king do it" .. "Let's wait to agree"... where are the non-words?
It is unimportant, obviously, but I'm just interested in why people
think those aren't acronyms as I would argue they are great examples of
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