Mummy, where do new words come from?<br />
Acronyms<br />
Word made from all or most of the letters in a name or phrase<br />
Radar<br />
radio detecting and ranging apparatus<br />
Scuba<br />
Self-contained underwater breathing apparatus<br />
What are some more acronyms?<br />
NASA<br />
Radar<br />
Scuba<br />
How are these ones different?<br />
Why are abbreviations such as “HMSO” or “GPS” not acronyms?<br />
Because they are not said as words<br />
Is this an acronym or an initialism?<br />
BRB<br />NASA<br />CSIRO<br />RAM<br />DSL<br />DVD<br />TV<br />
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  • Morphology: Acronyms

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