Acronymns (was Re: C-IPA underlying principles and methods)
|From:||Jake X <starvingpoet@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, February 26, 2003, 1:12|
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From: "Christophe Grandsire" <christophe.grandsire@...>
Sent: 25 February, 2003 16:12
Subject: Re: C-IPA underlying principles and methods
> En réponse à Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>:
> > First things first; how am I supposed to pronounce "C-IPA"? [sai.pa]?
> I personally simply pronounce each letter (I do the same with the IPA,although
> it can be an obvious acronym). But you're free to make it into an acronymif
> you want :)) .I think you're confusing the word acronymn with the way an acronymn. The
to my knowledge, simply refers to the system of taking the first letter from
each word in
a multiword phrase.
For example, 'Laughing Out Loud' becomes lol, from the first letter of each
word. Those new letters,
"lol," are an acronymn regardless of how you pronounce it.