Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Question to moderaters about Blind users Rockbox list
Re: Question to moderaters about Blind users Rockbox list
From: David Hall <dmhall_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 03 Mar 2007 10:53:23 -0500
Matthew Caron wrote:
> True, but that has fallen into the common parlance enough to be accepted
> as an appropriate acronym. After all, we don't walk around saying "hey,
> did you hear that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration put
> another shuttle into orbit" or "I shall don my Self Contained Underwater
> Breathing Apparatus and go for a dive".
Not to be pedantic, but NASA and SCUBA (most people don't know the
second is even an acronym) are both pronounceable and substitutes for
nouns, not entire phrases.
Received on 2007-03-03