[Ads-l] Estimated ETA - ATM Machine?

Neal Whitman nwhitman at AMERITECH.NET
Tue Jul 14 17:16:20 UTC 2015


Exactly, although I think it's my first encounter with the redundant 
acronym expansion on the first element.


On 7/14/2015 1:05 PM, GUY LETOURNEAU Owner wrote:
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> Isn't that as redundant as "ATM Machine?"
> (Or what about "ARM mortgage.")
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> - GLL
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> Topic line in an email telling when to expect our Boy Scouts back from
> summer camp.
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> Neal
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