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    Re: Abbreviations

    Hiya R21,

    Take a look at the following thread where it's discussed in more detail: http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/us...-acronyms.html. Feel free to contribute more suggestions if you want...
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

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    Re: Abbreviations

    Many thanks, Red5

    I understand that the underlined words are intended to relate to the primary focus of the forum - the English language.

    There is, however, one acronym that I didn't notice in the underline/description list - "NES". It's an acronym that I personally had never come across until I joined the forum.

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    Re: Abbreviations

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    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

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    Re: Abbreviations

    Some could be, but as we try to keep things chatlish-light, I would be reluctant to go crazy. I included IMO because it is so common on the forum. And as a selfish measure, because I use it.

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    #15

    Re: Abbreviations

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    And as a selfish measure, because I use it.
    He who pays the fiddler calls the tunes!
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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