[FoRK] We still don't have a name for this decade

James Tauber jtauber
Mon Jan 2 16:45:16 PST 2006


double-yew-double-yew-double-yew for World Wide Web is 3x in syllable
count.

On Mon, 2 Jan 2006 09:43:18 -1000 (HST), "Lucas Gonze"
<lgonze at panix.com> said:
> On Mon, 2 Jan 2006, Kevin Elliott wrote:
> 
> > At 08:44 -1000  on  1/2/06, Lucas Gonze wrote:
> >> I've been using versions of "Y2K", so this year is "2K+6" or "2k6".
> >
> > The mark of a truly excellent abbreviation is that it is EXACTLY the same 
> > length as what it abbreviates.
> 
> :)
> 
> Is it possible for there to exist an abbreviation longer than the thing
> it 
> abbreviates?
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