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Richard Deeming17-Aug-21 2:28
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Slow Eddie wrote:
You couldn't be more wrong. Only one time, when first mentioned, is all it takes.
Which is basically the point I was making. Smile | :)

If you give the definition and initialism on the first use, and then use the initialism from then on, that's fine.

If you use the initialism without defining it, that's not good.

But if you use both every time, that's also not good.



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