RE: plurals in acronyms

Subject: RE: plurals in acronyms
From: "Nuckols, Kenneth M" <Kenneth -dot- Nuckols -at- mybrighthouse -dot- com>
To: "lcp gr" <lcpgr -at- hotmail -dot- com>, <henry -dot- wicko -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2006 15:52:45 -0500

Lcp wrote...

> great I needed validation
> [snip]
> >
> >According to the way I've always been taught, Henry is correct. Treat
> >acronyms just like you would any other noun you are pluralizing
> >
> >ex. ABC / drink
> >
> >ABCs / drinks = plurals
> >
> >ABC's / drink's = possessives
> >

Which also shows I'm on "Friday Time" -- for those not familiar with the
Southeastern United States, I realized upon reading this the subliminal
message in my earlier post: "ABC" is the largest liquor store chain in
this part of the state of Florida...

And I'm surprised to see so many people on the listserv today--I
would've thought most everyone would have "Bracket Fever" and be home or
at the "watering hole clinic" dosing themselves on copious amounts of
college basketball...

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