Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Wed Sep 6 19:04:36 UTC 2006

On Sep 6, 2006, at 11:39 AM, Ben Zimmer wrote:

> Further orphan initialisms: KFC, IHOP, ESPN, AARP.
> The phenomenon is discussed here:
> http://www.slate.com/id/2099747/
> http://snopes.com/horrors/food/kfc.htm

my correspondent cited: AARP, FFA, AAA, AT&T, ACT, NARAL.


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