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Words and Letters are Different

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Shannon Clark-Reed

on 15 March 2017

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Transcript of Words and Letters are Different

Words and Letters are Different
Figure it out.
When Can I Use Letters as Substitutes for Words?
Texting to your friends
...but not to your English teacher.
Abbreviations formed by the initial components of a group of words:

We don't have to take the CAHSEE.
We go to GHS.
But even then,
be careful.
Just like contractions, abbreviations will seem more informal.

In a formal paper, you will spell out the words first, followed by the acronym in parentheses. After that, you may use just the acronym.
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