[thechat] Not acronyms, not abbreviations, but. . . ?

Paul Cowan evolt at funkwit.com
Fri May 16 19:48:55 CDT 2003

Terry Fowler <quackamoe at yahoo.com> wrote:
> But what about when just the initial letters are
> strung together resulting it something mostly unpronouncable,
> like PDA? ATM? etc. Is there a word for these?

"Initialism" is often used for these.




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