I was wondering if there is any similar example in English language, as I am working on SMS language, and I could not find any acronyms in the corpus I am using, so it would be good to use other examples from other resources.
thank you very much in advance, Úrsula
Rob Malouf <rmalouf at mail.sdsu.edu> escribiu:
> Well, there's this:
> Rob Malouf <rmalouf at mail.sdsu.edu>
> Department of Linguistics and Asian/Middle Eastern Languages
> San Diego State University
> On Jun 3, 2010, at 8:32 AM, Trevor Jenkins wrote:
>> On Thu, 3 Jun 2010, John F. Sowa <sowa at bestweb.net> wrote:
>> This post and its follow-ups got me thinking about whether a corpus exists
>> of entire conversations conducted using acronyms. Readily visible in
>> text-speek/SMS of course but I was thinking of more real-world settings.
>>> The New York Times has an editorial policy that every acronym must
>>> be written in full at first use. That is a good practice to follow
>>> with sentences like the following:
>>>> We welcome papers that examine LSP in written and oral discourse
>>>> and genres from a wide variety of methodologies and theoretical
>>>> frameworks, including interdisciplinary research.
>>> The pointer at the end goes to a file that has the full phrase,
>>> Language for Specific Purposes, and cites a reference in 2006
>>> as the source. Perhaps the in-crowd might know that, but if they
>>> want to attract people from different "theoretical frameworks,"
>>> they might consider the NYT style.
>>> Furthermore, the full announcement doesn't mention the older
>>> term 'sublanguage', which has many more hits on Google,
>>> including a Wikipedia article. An even older term is
>>> Wittgenstein's 'language games'.
>>> By the way, the first hit on Google Scholar that relates
>>> the acronym LSP to language is to a paper that talks about
>>> Line Spectrum Pairs for speech analysis-synthesis.
>>> John Sowa
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>> Regards, Trevor
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