Posts Tagged ‘Intialisms’

Acronyms vs. Intialisms

It has come to our attention (via Nate the Zyngaman) in Episode 3, we stated that MW, FF, IE, etc are “acronyms” they are in fact “initialisms”. Ooops, our bad. For all you English majors.  Here is more detail from http://www.lyberty.com/encyc/articles/abbr.html In writing, an abbreviation is any shortened form of a word or phrase. Note, […]

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