"Bold Language"

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Sun May 16 19:57:20 UTC 2010

On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 5:22 PM, Dan Goodman <dsgood at iphouse.com> wrote:

> No.   I'm saying they have a house style.  From their point of view,
> "green beans" is incorrect.   Just as "IBM" is incorrect, and should be
> "I.B.M."

Not according to IBM. As seen on http://www.ibm.com/ibm/us/en/ :

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Although the name *in full* is still used in at least one context:

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