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Subject:Re: Not an acronymn.... From:Dossy Shiobara <dossy -at- panoptic -dot- com> To:Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com> Date:Thu, 20 May 2010 14:02:40 -0400
Actually, the numeronym of "canine" would be C4E, not K9. "K9" is an
abbreviation and homophone.
On 5/20/10 1:52 PM, Bill Swallow wrote:
> It certainly is an abbreviation. It's just not an acronym or an
> initialism (both of which are abbreviations). But Dossy indeed nailed
> it; it's a numeronym. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Numeronym
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