RE: Acronyms

Subject: RE: Acronyms
From: Alan -dot- Miller -at- prometric -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2001 08:33:15 -0500


During my short and traumatic Navy career, I encountered the Navy's manual
of official abbreviations. Its title? (I'm not making this up!)
_Nav_Abb_Man_.

Al Miller
Chief Documentation Curmudgeon
Prometric, Inc.




"SHIELDS,SUSAN (HP-FtCollins,ex1)" <susan_shields2 -at- hp -dot- com>
@lists.raycomm.com on 03/13/2001 04:17:19 PM

Please respond to "SHIELDS,SUSAN (HP-FtCollins,ex1)"
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Subject: RE: Acronyms

Mike Stockman said:

-----Original Message-----
>I think that companies generate acronyms in direct proportion to the
>number of employees they have, but that's just my personal theory.

Mike, your personal theory is right in line with my personal experience. I
work for a large company now and we have lots of acronyms but I used to
contract for one of the defense-related arms of the federal government.
They
win hands down in any acronym contest.

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