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International phonetic alphabet 2005. Untitled. Acronyms and abbreviations Acronyms, whether true acronyms or not, and abbreviations, add colour, fun and interest to our language, and thereby they act as mnemonics, or memory devices.


Many technical and process-related acronyms and abbreviations greatly assist in memory retention and learning. Many acronyms and abbreviations when used properly can certainly enhance communications, because they act as 'short-hand' and therefore increase the efficiency of communications; in other words, more meaning is conveyed in less time and fewer words. Many acronyms and abbreviations are also motivational and inspirational for training, because they contain a special theme, and because the acronym or abbreviation itself is a mnemonic device (a memory aid). Some of these acronyms and abbreviations originated as far back as the 1940s (notably the 2nd World War), and a few probably the early 1900s (notably the 1st World War).

Acronyms, abbreviations, menmonics, bacronyms for learning and amusement. Untitled. A - the word 'a' is grammatically/technically 'the indefinite article' (compared with the word 'the' , which is 'the definite article') - for example 'A bird fell out of the sky', or 'Muddy children need a bath'.


This use of the word a is derived from old English 'an', which is a version of 'one'. A - usually capitalized, 'A' is a common substitute word or 'placeholder name' used where the speaker/writer finds it easier not to use the actual word/words, for example and especially in phrases such as 'My car simply gets me from A to B', or 'Tit-for-tat is when person A hits person B, and so person B hits person A in return', or 'Woman A has been married for 5 years; woman B has been...' abbreviation - a shortened word or phrase. This can be done by various methods, notably: Many abbreviations, after widespread and popular adoption, become listed in dictionaries as new words in their own right. Alphastratocus - the @ symbol - more commonly called the asperand .

Untitled. GRE Words and Short Stories. University video course : “Introduction to English Language learning" By H.Douglas Brown. Untitled. Untitled. Untitled. Road to Grammar - Your Road to Better Grammar. Untitled. Lists. Untitled. Coleridge was evidently one of those people who abase themselves excessively in the hope of never having to hear their faults expressed on the lips of others.


What would possess anyone to take such blessings and abase them with dollar signs? Where the people are Catholic and submissive to the law of God, as declared and applied by the vicar of Christ and supreme pastor of the church, democracy may be a good form of government; but combined with Protestantism or infidelity in the people, its inevitable tendency is to lower the standard of morality, to enfeeble intellect, to abase character, and to retard civilization, as even our short American experience amply proves.

The human spirit is fashioned in the likeness of the Creator: it is improper to abase that spirit to some other component of the Creation. Untitled. Untitled. Untitled. Untitled. Untitled. Untitled. Untitled. Story Writing - Wordpandit. What is this section all about?

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