StupidScript - 9:54 pm on Jan 12, 2007 (gmt 0) [edited by: StupidScript at 9:58 pm (utc) on Jan. 12, 2007]
Acronym: a word formed from the initial letters or groups of letters of words in a set phrase or series of words, as Wac from Women's Army Corps, OPEC from Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, or loran from long-range navigation.
Abbreviation: a shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase, used to represent the whole, as Dr. for Doctor, U.S. for United States, lb. for pound.
[edited by: StupidScript at 9:58 pm (utc) on Jan. 12, 2007]