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Re: Abbreviations and Acronyms

From: <75819671@it.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 1999 10:26:55 +0200
To: fischer@email.unc.edu
cc: kjetil.kjernsmo@astro.uio.no, www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <C125680B.002E68A9.00@d14mta01.it.ibm.com>

In Italian IBM is an acronym, not an abbreviation. Abbreviation is a truncated
word, acronym is a new word consisting of the first and sometimes second letters
of other words.

Dr. Dario de Judicibus - IBM Global Services
ICM EMEA South Region Deployment Support Leader
EMEA Knowledge Management Consulting Group
Tel: +39-06-596-62531 --- Fax: +39-06-596-65432

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