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Subject:Re: What do you call this? From:Michael Siebrass <michaels -at- OPTIMAL -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 19 Jul 1995 10:44:08 PDT
"Acronyms" are abbreviations formed by combining the first letter or letters of
several words; they are pronounced as words and written without periods. E.g.
"radar" is an acronym. Therefore, "bit" is also an acronym.