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Subject:Re: Articles with Acronyms From:Ray Bruman <rbruman -at- RND -dot- RAYNET -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 11 Jan 1995 17:10:10 PST
Jan Boomsliter <boom -at- CADENCE -dot- COM>>
> Until and unless "scuzzy" becomes the acronym, all you've got is an
> abbreviation beginning with the letter "s." If you want "scuzzy," say
> "a scuzzy." If you want SCSI, say "an SCSI."
> Nitpickers Association of the World
OK, maybe you's like to show us the correct article for each of these...
SWM seeks SFW into S&M, B&D, BLTs, and S&W foods (AKA TDNs) topped with
A&W rootbeer floats bought by cashing in CDs from an S&L JA. SWAT members
or JAGs using IUDs A-OK. (FYI, human DNA preferred.) Should have a high
IQ, BMW or 4WD, and a BA from BYU, but it's not a BFD (no BS, GED OK). THC
a plus (TGIF). No WASPs DUI with VD. Please RSVP ASAP (FIFO) with a SWAK
letter sent from a YWCA in the US or UK via UPS or FEDEX (no TNT!).
Any AWOL 4-F SOB's into a little R&R, send a SASE.
Ray Bruman In this establishment,
Raynet Corp. we DO NOT DISCUSS
rbruman -at- raynet -dot- com race, religion, politics,
415-688-2325 or nutrition.