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Old 08-22-2010, 10:06 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by GraceKrispy View Post
Well, I discovered, whilst taking a linguistics class, that BYO is *not* an acronym, although many people will call it that. Acronyms must actually make a new word that you can pronounce, and not just initials. Like NEA is just initials (you say N-E-A) and NASP can be an acronym, as you pronounce it "nasp" (like asp with an N in front).

or something like that?
This is TOTALY unfair, but I believe that in Slavic languages the lack of a few vowels is no hindrance to pronouncing a word.
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