Mark A. Mandel mamandel at LDC.UPENN.EDU
Wed Aug 10 15:55:07 UTC 2005

(This is going to both ADS-L and ANS-L.)

>From another list I'm on:

[...] and my jaw literally dropped and I thought "WTF?!"

Do you always think in uppercase?

Only when I'm thinking in initialisms, like WTF and TGIF, or in acronyms,
like SNAFU (also often spelled in lowercase) or MEGO (= "my eyes glaze

A friend of friends uses her initials as her name - as if Mark went by
Mam.  I'm tempted to call this an acronymnym, or acronymanum
or acronymynym for euphony.

-- Mark A. Mandel
(by hand)

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