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Subject:Re: Not an acronymn.... From:Dossy Shiobara <dossy -at- panoptic -dot- com> To:mattgras -at- comcast -dot- net Date:Thu, 20 May 2010 13:18:25 -0400
"K9" is an abbreviation. However, words like i18n
(internationalization), l10n (localization), etc. are numeronyms.
On 5/20/10 11:34 AM, mattgras -at- comcast -dot- net wrote:
> Anyone know what to call constructions like "K9" (as in "K9 Unit," referring to a canine unit of a police department)?
> It's not an acronym, abbreviation or initialism....
> And anyone have examples of similar words?
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