Space-Age Acronyms: Abbreviations and Designations


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Acronym agglomeration is an affliction of the age, and there are acronym addicts who, in their weakness, find it impossible to resist them. More than once in recent months my peers have cautioned me about my apparent readiness to use not only acronyms, but abbreviations, foreign- isms, codes, and other cryptic symbols rather than common, ordinary American words. Many among us, though, either have not received or have chosen to ignore such advice. As a consequence, what we write and speak is full of mystery and confusion. It ...

Space-Age Acronyms: Abbreviations and Designations 2012, Springer, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9781461595960

Softcover Reprint of the Origi edition

Trade paperback

Space-Age Acronyms: Abbreviations & Designations 1969, Springer, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780306651328

2nd edition