In some cases, the expanded form only exists in a foreign language, so it may be more helpful to provide an explanation in the host language instead of the original language, or to use an alternative from the host language:.
In some cases, only the abbreviation has been borrowed and providng the expansion might cause confusion a. A short list of Latin abbrevations is available on the website of the University of Liverpool. For some acronyms, the original meaning is offically dropped because it is no longer considered relevant, for example:. Note that contractions e.
I think this is the case for Dutch and German. Mannheim: Dudenverlag, Wort, das aus Bestandteilen eines od. Utrecht: Van Dale, Published New York : Villard, c Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 2 of 2. Author Lefcourt, Peter.
Edition 1st ed. Subjects Family violence -- Fiction.
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New York State -- Fiction. Summary When Dr. Ernest Haas, a cross-dressing Schenectady, New York, urologist, slips into a size-8 beige knit dress, handcuffs his Prozac-addicted wife, Audrey, to their stove, and expires in the act of making love to her, it creates serious problems for everyone. Especially Audrey.
Does she go down with the ship? Or does she resort to her electric multi-purpose carving utensil to sever her ties with her late husband? So begins Abbreviating Ernie, a novel about the most sensational domestic-violence case in the history of upstate New York.
The political correctness of spousal dismemberment polarizes women and antivivisectionists alike. And Audrey's trial becomes an international cause celebre exploited by everyone from feminists to forensic urologists.
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