Old DOS on topic yet?

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Fri Sep 26 16:48:43 2003

On Fri, 26 Sep 2003, Geoffrey Thomas wrote:
> Should be " People Can't Memorise Computer Industry Abbreviations "
> Acronyms are abbreviations that are pronounceable as a word - e.g. DOS .
> Sorry to be so pedantic , I'll go away and get a life.

You are entirely correct
Now, if I could only remember who was the originator (10+ years ago).

A number of computer industry acronyms are also relatively unpronouncable,
or of marginally arguable pronunciation, such as SQL and SCSI.
Received on Fri Sep 26 2003 - 16:48:43 BST

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