RE: Yet another nitpicky style question

Subject: RE: Yet another nitpicky style question
From: "Al Geist" <al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2007 15:03:34 -0500

Lauren wrote:

Why would you even say this? The Social Security Administration (SSA)
created the system and they call it the Social Security Number (SSN).
Nowhere is it referred to by SSA that and SSN is an SSAN nor is there a
reference of a "Social Security Account" with respect to the number. Now
they do send an update every year about what benefits are available in the
event of disability or death. Maybe that says something about an account,
since it mentions how much money was paid into the system and what benefits
are available that year. Here is the SSA's glossary,

Well SCUSE ME....but, I have seen SSAN a number of times in state tax forms,
employee applications, mortgage loan applications, etc. It even says that on
my Social Security card issued in 1967. SSAN is a common acronym for your
Social Security Account (SSA).

Now get back to work.....

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