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Re: Acronyms vs Abbreviations - was: New tool on Accessify - Acronym Generator

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2003 20:45:09 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200304231945.h3NJj9t03562@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> this would be the right distinction to make. I've always understood
> "acronym" to be anything formed from the initial letters of a 

This is a common misunderstanding (like infer and imply, or virus and
bacteria), and one of the reasons why acronym/abbr has proved a source
of endless debate.
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