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Morphology: Acronyms

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    • 1. Mummy, where do new words come from?
    • 2. Acronyms
    • 3.
    • 4. Word made from all or most of the letters in a name or phrase
    • 5. Radar
    • 6. radio detecting and ranging apparatus
    • 7. Scuba
    • 8. Self-contained underwater breathing apparatus
    • 9. What are some more acronyms?
    • 10. NASA
    • 11. Radar
    • 12. Scuba
    • 13. How are these ones different?
    • 14.
    • 15.
    • 16.
    • 17. Why are abbreviations such as “HMSO” or “GPS” not acronyms?
    • 18. Because they are not said as words
    • 19. Is this an acronym or an initialism?
    • 20. BRB
      NASA
      CSIRO
      RAM
      DSL
      DVD
      TV
    • 21. Image credits
      http://www.flickr.com/photos/leszekleszczynski/4815256697/
      http://www.flickr.com/photos/bcmom/63762918/
      http://www.flickr.com/photos/spcbrass/4639124177/
      http://www.flickr.com/photos/joc67/774419510/
      http://www.flickr.com/photos/travelinlibrarian/3092069651/
      http://www.flickr.com/photos/blankdots/3693697370/
      http://www.flickr.com/photos/breakdecks/3039873147/
      http://www.flickr.com/photos/laughingsquid/4105038295/
      http://www.flickr.com/photos/42682395@N04/4981153823/
      http://www.flickr.com/photos/miss_pink_26/3820486990/

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