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Is It Right To Use Abbreviations in Formal Writing? If Yes, What Type?

According to an article on about.com, an abbreviation is a shortened form of a word or phrase, such as Jan for January; Dr for Doctor; Mrs for Missus etc. The abbreviated form of the word abbreviation is abbr. or, less commonly, abbrv. or abbrev. In British English, which we favour, the usage of abbreviations generally favours omitting the period (or full stop) in [...]

Grammar Clinic – The Use Of Dictionary

English Language SS1 Week 2 Topic: USE OF DICTIONARY DICTIONARY A dictionary is a collection of words in one or more specific languages, often listed alphabetically with usage of information, definitions, etymologies, phonetics, pronunciation, translation, and other information. It is also a book of words in one language with their equivalents in another, also known [...]

21 Most Used Acronyms By Teens On Social Media. Do You Use Any of These?

CNN's digital correspondent, Kelly Wallace gives her report on a two-year investigation carried out by Anderson Cooper and his team. They collected 150,000 posts written by 200 13-year olds on social media - Instagram, Twitter, Facebook - at eight different schools across the United States; with permission from the teens, their parents, and their schools, [...]

30 Acronyms You Might Not Know (But Probably Should)

BYOB, OMG, and FYI are just soooo yesterday. New abbreviations pop up on social media every second, so it's normal to feel lost and confused about the origin and correct usage of letters like “JIC” (just in case). So we’re here to help you learn 33 acronyms floating around. Behold, the DoMA (Dictionary Of Modern [...]

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