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Old 01-24-2013, 09:02 PM   #51
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?? Not sure what these are
A** ** ***** is the first one...


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Old 01-24-2013, 09:05 PM   #52
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Srsly, OP is aware of PTSD (Pembina Trails School Division)? Must live here in YWG.

I LOL each time I email my BFF, a PE/IA teacher, @PTSD.

What a SUA (Seriously Unfortunate Acronym)...Like the Canadian Reform Alliance Party -CRAP- a few years back...that changed their name, and is somehow in charge here now...

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Old 01-24-2013, 09:07 PM   #53
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... As a result, they make your post easier to understand (to someone versed in the jargon) quickly...
I would argue that the non technical abbreviations do the same thing. It just means you have to become versed in a new jargon. The CB analogy is perfect, I wouldn't get on there and demand people stop saying 10-4.

FWIW, I'm not arguing with you zeg, I think we agree.
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Old 01-24-2013, 09:07 PM   #54
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I get that part of it to some degree, but the post that set him off (looking at his last post before starting this thread) was someone referencing BDSA (Belgian Dark Strong Ale), which granted is less used than IPA, but the usage is identical.
Ah, well, that's squarely in the jargon camp, and not informal at all. You define it somewhere (in an academic paper, at the first use; on the Internet, either explicitly or from context in the thread), and then it's easier both to write and read. If you write a paragraph that refers to it a couple times, it's far easier to read as BDSA.
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He dont like acronyms? IDGAF. I love them. Imagine having to read and type out everything . It just takes too long.

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Old 01-24-2013, 09:23 PM   #57
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Hey Dante, I just made fun of a grammar nazi so hard he puked all over the counter. Where do we keep the mop and bucket so I can have Elias clean it up?
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Ah, well, that's squarely in the jargon camp, and not informal at all. You define it somewhere (in an academic paper, at the first use; on the Internet, either explicitly or from context in the thread), and then it's easier both to write and read. If you write a paragraph that refers to it a couple times, it's far easier to read as BDSA.
I also immediately replied to his post what BDSA was...not that I had ever used, seen or googled it...but it was a thread about Belgians FFS!
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