[Ads-l] Estimated ETA - ATM Machine?

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Jul 14 17:44:39 UTC 2015


We have a list of those redundant acronyms/initialisms (or a link to a web-posted list) from an old thread on the topic.  It may have begun with "PIN number" and "ATM machine".

LH

> On Jul 14, 2015, at 1:05 PM, GUY LETOURNEAU Owner <guy1656 at CENTURYLINK.NET> wrote:
> 
> Isn't that as redundant as "ATM Machine?"
> (Or what about "ARM mortgage.")
> 
> - GLL
> 
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> From: "Neal Whitman" <nwhitman at AMERITECH.NET>
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> Topic line in an email telling when to expect our Boy Scouts back from 
> summer camp.
> 
> Neal
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