(4) The appearance of acronymic
formations on the scale should hardly be surprising in view of the continuum-of-linguistic-units thesis adopted by Cognitive Grammar (cf.
The prefixes can also be locative prefixes when the acronymic
adoptive is used as a locative and the prefixes are e- and ko-.
For one thing, he was continually dismayed by Sharett's high regard for the United Nations, in acronymic
Hebrew "Oom," scene of many of his most exhilarating moments and highest accomplishments.
A common acronymic
surname is Katz, which stands for Kohein Tzaddik (righteous priest) and explains why many Katzes have Cohen status.
PDT very much apes that other acronymic
, PMT: guts ache, headache, muck sweats, rollercoaster moods, yo-yo blood pressure, escalating stress.
For one thing, the arts are handled by the Department of Canadian Heritage (a worrisome situation in itself), which pursues two strategic objectives, known in acronymic
bureaucratese as SO1 and SO2.
Offering the acronymic
F-A-T-S method of eating and activity, and the P-L-A-N method for changing bad eating and activity habits, how to use a hunger scale to control eating, and how reading food labels can provide one with valuable information about food choices, Teen Nutrition: What's the Big Debate?
Once you have had a chance to take the acronymic
measure of your discussion mate, you can turn up the abbrevomania dial to the right volume.
It could just be, however, that I tend to take my acronymic
mergers a bit too literally.
Even when the elderly do get some rare attention and support, like when a certain Republican senator from Ohio champions a creative, bipartisan piece of long-term care legislation--with the acronymic
moniker "The CLASS Act," of all things--they tragically lose him in the next election.
The vast majority were labourers and becak drivers, many of whom sat in groups identifiable by their sponsored uniforms bearing various functional acronymic
With it comes its own acronymic
official licensee: MLB, as represented by Palmeiro.