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Archive for September 2010

Air Force Acronyms

There are over 1000 Air Force acronyms and abbreviations. These cover training, deployment, rank, weapons, equipment, and more. Following is a list of a few of these acronyms categorized by type. Why Are Acronyms Used? An acronym is a special kind of abbreviation. Some abbreviations use the […]

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Chat Abbreviations

Abbreviations, Initialisms and Acronyms An abbreviation is made when you take a word or words and shorten them. Examples are: St. for street, lb. for pound, and min. for minute. Special abbreviations are acronyms and initialisms. Initialisms are simply the first letter of the important words in […]

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Online Texting Abbreviations

If you’ve ever been into an online chat room, used an instant messenger, had a conversation via text message, or talked to a teenager, you are probably at least somewhat familiar with many of the following texting abbreviations. Although they tend to be grammatically incorrect and slightly […]

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Internet Abbreviations

Instant message, e-mail and text message abbreviations pepper our conversations these days both screen-to-screen and face-to face, and if you don’t spend a lot of time texting or chatting online, you may feel out of the loop. With every new technology comes new vocabulary, usually about the […]

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Top 10 Things In “Never Make the Same Mistake Twice”

10 things I have learned from the book, “Never Make the Same Mistake Twice,” by Nene Leakes. Never Make the Same Mistake Twice: Lessons on Love and Life Learned the Hard Way 1. I have learned that she found out Curtis was not her father. 2. I […]

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My Favorite Passage of Never Make the Same Mistake Twice by Nene Leakes

My favorite passage from, “Never Make the Same Mistake Twice,” is when Nene meets a guy named John and she realizes he is not the one. Nene meets this guy at a club and she gets his name and number. Later on she calls him and they […]

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She’ll Be Coming Around Negro Mountain When She Comes

Negro Mountain My mom and I recently went on a trip to Washington D.C. It was an 18 hour drive there and back. As my mom was driving through Pennsylvania to D.C. we both saw a sign called, “Negro Mountain”. In about less than ten seconds our […]

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