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Dave Korn dave.korn@artimi.com
Wed Jul 30 23:21:00 GMT 2008


Matthew Woehlke wrote on 30 July 2008 23:50:

> Dave Korn wrote:
>> Uriel Apeiron wrote on 30 July 2008 20:23:
>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>> I was poking around the Cygwin site and noticed the 'acronym' section.
>>>  The section should be called 'abbreviations'.  Acronyms are a subset
>>> of abbreviations that a person can say like a word, like squares are a
>>> subset of rectangles.  All acronyms are abbreviations but not vice
>>> versa.  CIA is an abbreviation, NASA is an acronym.
> 
> ...and the first example wikipedia 

Citing wikipedia as an authoritative source: one sip!

  *sip*

>>   Embi, but yowtwit!
> 
> I think you meant YOWTWYTT? (s/wrote/typed/)

  I woz triying to emfasize thee fonetick nachure of manee of thee
ackrownims :)


    cheers,
      DaveK
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