Re: <acronym? [was: www-html archives ]

Rob (
Thu, 31 Jul 1997 09:48:50 -0500

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From: "Rob" <>
To: Brian Kelly <>,
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 1997 09:48:50 -0500
Subject: Re: <acronym? [was: www-html archives ]

Brian Kelly <> wrote:

> [..]
> people I know in the UK treat it like HTML and spell out the
> initials. I don't know anyone who pronounces HTML as "hit-mell",

Same here in the US (East Coast, anyway), though I know people who
refer to ".shtml" (for server-side includes) as "Shit-Meal" or
"Shit-Mill".  A friend of mine thought ".shtml" at the end of files 
was webmaster argot indicating job dissatisfaction.


Robert Rothenburg Walking-Owl (
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