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    Unhappy Quick help pls!

    Do you know the name of what it is called when the first letter of each word of a name or sentence is used to create a word, like NAFTA, SCUBA, etc?

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    Default Re: Quick help pls!

    Hi,

    The word you're looking for is INITIALISM

    See: http://www.onelook.com/?w=initialism

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