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RE: [xml-dev] XML Buzzwords. RFC
- To: email@example.com
- Subject: RE: [xml-dev] XML Buzzwords. RFC
- From: "Britt, James" <James.Britt@pegs.com>
- Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2001 10:26:40 -0700
- Return-receipt-to: "Britt, James" <James.Britt@pegs.com>
Hmm. I thought acronyms were *words* formed by combining first letters, or
parts of other words, and therefore pronounceable (by definition).
"A word formed from the initial letters of a name, such as WAC for Women's
Army Corps, or by combining initial letters or parts of a series of words,
such as radar for radio detecting and ranging."
So, TLA is a three-letter abbreviation.
Picking nits, perhaps.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John.Brooking@NA.SAPPI.COM [mailto:John.Brooking@NA.SAPPI.COM]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2001 9:56 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: [xml-dev] XML Buzzwords. RFC
> Best recursive acronym: TLA (Three-Letter Acronym)
> Most unpronouncable acronym [with vowels]: SPEBSQSA (Society for the
> Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing
> in America)