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USAGE: anadewism [was Re: A phonology]

From:Thomas R. Wier <trwier@...>
Date:Tuesday, July 29, 2003, 23:34
Quoting Estel Telcontar <estel_telcontar@...>:

> Yeah, but the acronym actually works if you contract "done it" to > "dunnit", as I think it was in the original proposal: > > A Natlang's Already Dunnit Except Worse
In English usage, acronyms may as convenient exclude common words like pronouns, conjunctions, prepositions, etc. ========================================================================= Thomas Wier "I find it useful to meet my subjects personally, Dept. of Linguistics because our secret police don't get it right University of Chicago half the time." -- octogenarian Sheikh Zayed of 1010 E. 59th Street Abu Dhabi, to a French reporter. Chicago, IL 60637