4 Answered Questions for the topic Acronyms
Should I use acronyms in dialogues before telling the readers what it stands for in fiction?
There are occasions where you basically just start a chapter with a short descriptive passage and go straight to dialogues, so in those situations I am not sure how to deal with acronyms in... more
An organization writes its acronym in lower-case - do I have to, too?
I'm writing an article that includes reference to an organization - let's say National Ecological Council of Concerned Citizens - which, instead of NECOCC, uses the acronym *necocc*, i.e.... more
Is an apostrophe with a decade (e.g. 1920’s) generally considered “incorrect”?
I typically don’t use an apostrophe with plurals in any situation, but I always assumed that the use of an apostrophe in constructions like acronyms:> Forty BA’s were given out to students this... more