rockgolf wrote:SMWinnie wrote:In a related vein, I try to use "ATM" myself and refrain from correcting the hoi polloi when they say "ATM machine."
I work for a company whose development matrix is based on a document called "The TDF". What does TDF stand for? "THE Delivery Framework". I suggested we simply call it "the DF", but that idea was shot down. Ironically the front page of the document includes the slogan. "Lead. Simplify. Execute flawlessly."
Here in Los Angeles, I can go to "the La Brea tar pits" or watch "the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim" Translated into the same language, these phrases read:
"the the tar tar pits" and "the the angels angels of Anaheim."
Spanish speakers refer to a hotel here as "El the Biltmore."