RE: NLA (no longer an acronym)?

Subject: RE: NLA (no longer an acronym)?
From: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>
To: 'Lauren' <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>, "'techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 3 Jul 2012 19:37:20 +0000

Son of "TechWr-L?"

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Subject: Re: NLA (no longer an acronym)?

On 7/2/2012 3:29 PM, William Sherman wrote:
> It has been funny watching this.
>
> Actually, the definition of an acronym is an abbreviated set of words
> to form a word. Such is radar (RAdio Detection And Ranging) and sonar
> (SOund Navigation And Ranging). These are not true abbreviations, but acronyms.
> They are words.
>
> USAF is an abbreviation.
> LED is an abbreviation.
> RADAR is an acronym, as it is a word.
> COBOL is an acronym (COmmon Business Oriented Language)
>
> The confusion is that military contracts frequently require an acronym
> list which is really an abbreviation and acronym list.

And what is "Techwhirl"?



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