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#113735 - 10/15/03 06:54 AM CFD: internet acronyms
Alex Williams Offline

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Not all entries safe for sharing with your gradnmother, BTW...

#113736 - 10/15/03 09:33 AM Re: CFD: internet acronyms
Jackie Offline

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Cool, Alex--I've bookmarked it for future ref. I have to say, though, that I hope we don't suddenly start using them right and left. Dr. Bill has posted several times that he hates acronyms; and I myself know so few that I shudder at the thought of the time that would be involved if I had to learn all of them.
I do have to mention one, however: I wonder if the car company that makes Kias knew: KIA - Know It All

#113737 - 10/15/03 10:36 AM Re: CFD: internet acronyms
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Oh I certainly don't mean to advocate their widespread use here on AWAD, er...A Word a Day that is, but since it was related to language and words I thought it would be of interest to all here. I also found a glossary of rap/hip hop slang that is interesting. I'll post that later.

#113738 - 10/15/03 07:44 PM Re: CFD: internet acronyms
Zed Offline

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Posts: 2154
Loc: British Columbia, Canada
Some I can guess but others I CFTLOMFO
(can't for the life of me figure out)
which by the way spell checked as Chablis


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