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On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 10:16 AM, Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>wrote:
> It's indeed an abbreviation but more importantly it's a homophone.
> On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 11:34 AM, <mattgras -at- comcast -dot- net> wrote:
> > Anyone know what to call constructions like "K9" (as in "K9 Unit,"
> referring to a canine unit of a police department)?
> > It's not an acronym, abbreviation or initialism....
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