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Re: abbr and acronym

From: Nicholas Shanks <contact@nickshanks.com>
Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2007 15:30:40 +0100
Message-Id: <2085CC64-C28C-497A-AAAE-13BC8380C223@nickshanks.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
To: Gareth Hay <gazhay@gmail.com>
On 25 Mar 2007, at 14:54, Gareth Hay wrote:

> How do you pronounce MRSA?
>
> Americans pronounce it similar to "mersa"
> Where UK doctors call it "M.R.S.A" spelling out each letter.

M.R.S.A. is the only way I've ever heard it pronounced, almost  
exclusively by newscasters, though my mother is also a medical  
professional I don't recall if she ever spoke the term aloud.

- Nicholas.




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