We are a nation who likes to cut corners, take short cuts. Phrases in our English language are often abbreviated to save us some effort and in many cases make it recognizable. I do not know if foreigners do the same with their language. I think it would be difficult if you knew a foreign language and words were abbreviated or really what I am getting at initialed-out…..like the FBI. If you are Japanese and know English does that present a communication problem? I don’t know really know.
I only mention it here because I was reading some blogs when It struck me many of them have one thing in common; we initial-out phrases. We do it in our writing and speaking. Is it really laziness?
We are an English-speaking nation, so far anyway. I go to the CVS Pharmacy for my prescription meds, watch CBS, NBC, ABC, MSNBC and get cash from an ATM. We…
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