Re: Acronyms revisited...

Subject: Re: Acronyms revisited...
From: Sandy Harris <sandy -at- storm -dot- ca>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2001 00:36:39 -0500

Berk/Devlin wrote:
> Sorry to resuscitate this old topic, but I found a great site for acronyms
> and many other kinds of jargon.
> For example, they define the word:
> Anacronym -- An acronym so old that no one knows what it stands for
> anymore. Common examples include ASCII, NKVD, SPQR.

I know two out of three, and what the NKVD was though not the actual words.

Am I getting old? Or am I just weird? Or is this the sort of thing many tech
writers, having an interest in words, would know? All of the above?

> Anyway, the site is:


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