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RE: learning/acronyms


Not always that reasoning.

I have used nutty names for years- keeps folks you don't want to know
exactly where you live away from your home and personal info.

Donna

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of james singer
> Sent: Wednesday, February 22, 2006 12:09 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] learning/acronyms
> 
> Not to mention adolescent.
> 
> On Feb 22, 2006, at 12:43 PM, Kitty wrote:
> 
> > I have been trying for years to get my nephew to change the user name
> > he
> > chose, ragewithyourtool. It might have been funny when he was 16 and
> > just instant messenging his buddies, but he's 22 now and I think it is
> > just so tacky.
> >
> >
> > --
> > Kitty
> > neIN, Zone 5
> >
> >  -------------- Original message ----------------------
> > From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
> >> Marvelous!  Really, businesses and institutions ought to pay more
> >> attention
> >> to their sign-on's, acronyms and other shortcut nomenclatures.  My
> >> last
> >> sign-on at NCM was "MorganBO."   That isn't something I would have
> >> personally chosen.  I don't use just my first and last initials
> >> because of
> >> their unfortunate other, more popular meaning, but instead put my
> >> middle
> >> initial in there so it reads "BAM."  Of course, I'd never use that on
> >> the my
> >> license plate, either.  Like you said, do they think folks don't make
> >> those
> >> acronym meaning associations with others already in existence?  I have
> >> purposely used the long form of a name to avoid a poorly thought out
> >> acronym
> >> when speaking with customers.  Why use anything that will cast an
> >> unfavorable light needlessly.
> >>
> >> Blessings,
> >> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> >> Behalf
> >> Of Theresa
> >> Sent: Wednesday, February 22, 2006 12:12 AM
> >> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] learning/acronyms
> >>
> >> Well - that could be fun.  Not sure if mine even makes an acronym of
> >> anykind
> >> though-  looks more like some impossible to pronounce botanical
> >> name:  BAMAPHDNCSP.  Maybe if I ever discover some new plant, that's
> >> what
> >> I'll call it : )
> >>
> >> Theresa
> >>
> >> Bonnie & Bill Morgan wrote:
> >>
> >>> Love it!  We'll just have to combine our degree acronyms and have
> >>> some
> >>> fun with that!
> >>>
> >>> Blessings,
> >>> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> >>>
> >>> -----Original Message-----
> >>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> >>> Behalf Of Christopher P. Lindsey
> >>> Sent: Tuesday, February 21, 2006 10:47 PM
> >>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] PNW Show/ pre-planned
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> You would think institutes of higher learning would take more care
> >>>> in
> >>>> choosing their acronyms and titles, wouldn't you?  Well, don't feel
> >>>> badly.
> >>>> My BA and MBA are right next to your BLA.  (sigh)
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> My MS always made me think I had a disease too.  My business cards at
> >>> work say
> >>>
> >>>   Christopher P Lindsey, MS
> >>>
> >>> I keep waiting to give one to someone and have them say 'Oh, I'm so
> >>> sorry.'
> >>>
> >>> Although if you put them all together, I have 'BLAMS' you and have
> >>> 'BAMBA'!
> >>> Sounds like an Emeril episode.
> >>>
> >>> Chris
> >>>
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> Island Jim
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