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#4425 - 02/24/02 03:46 AM $^&&%$#ing Acronyms
Ade Offline

Registered: 01/03/02
Posts: 280
Hey guys,<br><br>While I understand the usefullness and economy of acronyms in general, and can appreciate (from long experience) my relative level of unsophistication, the acronyms are beginning to drive me insane. The ones I have figured out have sometimes taken me days, the ones I haven't figured out are keeping me awake at night.<br><br>Could one of you kind souls please make a list the more commonly used ones and their meanings and post it for me? The ones that are really bothering me right now are "ymmv" and "IIRC".<br><br>Thank you,<br><br>Andy

#4426 - 02/24/02 04:28 AM Re: $^&&%$#ing Acronyms
AyersTG Offline

Registered: 12/10/01
Posts: 1272
Loc: Upper Mississippi River Valley...
Mea Culpa. "Your Milage May Vary" and "If I Recall Correctly". In 1983 I paid by the minute to do email... and it was 300 baud.<br><br>Tom

#4427 - 02/24/02 06:33 AM Re: $^&&%$#ing Acronyms
johnbaker Offline
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Registered: 01/17/02
Posts: 384
Loc: USA
Ade,<br><br>Been there. Done that. No more.<br><br>Try:<br><br> http://www.acronymfinder.com/search.asp?<br><br>John

Edited by johnbaker (02/24/02 06:35 AM)


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