The initial assessment of the claim is simple enough: if the word predates World War II, an acronymic
origin is unlikely; if it predates World War I, it's extremely unlikely.
The first is that the treatment of phobias should not consist only of the application of one of the acronymic
methods even though these embody certain interpersonal curative factors.
But the current H2O celebration is by no means a recent phenomenon, for it was the Romans, those bathing freaks of the antique age, who coined the acronymic
term "spa" in the first place (spa.
A right good acronymic
badge of courage, if you ask me.
The tea exporter's trade group is Calcutta Tea Traders Association, the CTTA, not to be confused with another nation's CTTA, the Colombo Tea Traders Association (nor with Colombo's acronymic
TEA, Tea Exporters Association).
There are stirrings everywhere: at the grass roots, where people, awash in the alphabet soup of acronymic
health care providers, are beginning to murmur their discontent; in the boardrooms of corporations, where those who buy health care by the carload are wondering what precisely their dollars have bought, in the labyrinthine folds of government, where politicians and bureaucrats, their wetted fingers to the wind, have felt the chill of public opprobrium; and in the rarefied reaches of academe, whose denizens, exquisitely attuned to the ebb and flow of grants, see new, rich pastures before them.
But music is far from the only place in which this acronymic
acrimony, this techno tussling has broken out.
In contrast to his acronymic
predecessor FDR, LBJ lacked the necessary repudiative warrants against a "preexisting regime," warrants "wholly affirmative" proving again inadequate when the "disruptive force" of Johnson's programs was felt (pp.
Rabbi Yehudah forms the three words that have become the traditional acronymic
abbreviation of the ten plagues by combining the first letters of the Hebrew words for the first three plagues (Blood, Frogs, Lice) to create the first word, the first letters of the fourth, fifth and sixth plagues (Wild Beasts, Pestilence, Boils) for the second word and the first letters of the seventh through tenth plagues (Hail, Locusts, Darkness, Slaying of the Firstborn) for the third word.
Finally, the popularity of Twelfth Nights acronymic
games can be illustrated in two plays that are clearly indebted to Shakespeare's comedy.
Of course, the real tragi-comic backdrop for this little drama developing with such charming flourishes of half-comprehension (Horvath), irony (O'Brien), and comic coups d'art (Rice) is the larger drama of Representative Pete Hoekstra's wholly uncomprehending, utterly unironic and yet still-in-spite-of-itseif comic attempt to clobber the NEA with the unwilling body of poor FC2, acronymic
avant garde, whose corpus--after all
Though the 1990s have a way of turning Greeks into geeks when melding mythology with technology, this new acronymic
force, Anchorage Transparent LAN Access Service (ATLAS) might best be remembered for its strength in holding the Anchorage Telephone Utility up with its competitors as telecommunications heads into the next millennium.