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Joined: April 13, 2012

Number of comments posted: 7

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Re: Difference between acronyms and initials?  •  June 3, 2012, 1:35am  •  0 vote

See - even though I like the way you make the distinction, the history of the word "acronym" seem to support that pure initials (FBI) can be an acronym as well (?) (the tip of a name (?)).

Re: Difference between acronyms and initials?  •  June 3, 2012, 1:21am  •  0 vote

It is a good point. I like that way of distinguishing it. Do you know the etymology of "acronym"?

Re: Difference between acronyms and initials?  •  June 3, 2012, 12:24am  •  0 vote

@ Hairy Scot. I agree. Though - can you mention a set of initials that are not an acronym (according to the definition given by Perfect Pedant). Just to enlighten me more about the English langu

Re: Difference between acronyms and initials?  •  June 2, 2012, 3:45am  •  0 vote

Nice - though that just stresses my point. Initialism covers based on the definition you give a use of some acronyms (?). E.g. NATO is also an abbreviation formed from initial letters. Mnemonic

Re: Difference between acronyms and initials?  •  June 2, 2012, 3:01am  •  0 vote

@ Perfect Pedant I don't agree - but maybe you can convince me otherwise? That is, by explaining the difference.

Re: Difference between acronyms and initials?  •  June 1, 2012, 1:58pm  •  0 vote

I think that initialism is a form of acronyms (?) and mnemonics like-wise can be a subgroup of acronyms. I can be wrong - it happened before.

Re: LEGOs — Is the Plural form of LEGO incorrect?  •  April 13, 2012, 7:22am  •  9 votes

Really interesting points all you guys have on LEGO. Just a small comment on a solid Danish brand from a dane. As a Dane I find it rather strange to see LEGO not in capital letters ("Lego"). But that