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ENVELOPE MESSAGE

D. D. L. D. S. D. B.
DELIVER 'DE LETTER, 'DE SOONER 'DE BETTER.

Submitter comment: INITIALS ARE PLACED ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE ENVELOPE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN

Keyword(s): TYPOGRAPHICAL VERSE ABBREVIATION

Subject headings: --

Date learned: 10-15-1965

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ENVELOPE MESSAGE

>. W. A. K. SEALED WITH A KISS

Submitter comment: THE INITIALS ARE PLACED ON THE BACK OF THE ENVELOPE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN

Keyword(s): TYPOGRAPHICAL VERSE ABBREVIATION LOVE LETTERS

Subject headings: --

Date learned: 10-02-1965

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SIGN TO BE LEFT IN ANGER

THANKS FOR TAKING TWO PARKING SPACES. I HAD TO PARK
IN THE NEXT BLOCK, YOU SELFISH, IDIOTIC MORON!!
YOU HAVE VIOLATED SECTION 368 D.A.M.I.T.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACRONYM ; ANGER ; Note ; PLAY ON WORDS ; PUN ; SIGN

James Callow Keyword(s): ABBREVIATION ; IRONY

Subject headings: SPEECH -- To Be Seen

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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A TRADITIONAL ABBREVIATION FOR A BACON, LETTUCE,
AND TOMATO SANDWICH IS BLT.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ABBREVIATION ; ACRONYM ; Bacon ; BLT ; FOOD ; LETTUCE ; Sandwich ; Tomato

James Callow Keyword(s): ACRONYM

Subject headings: SPEECH -- To Be Seen

Date learned: 03-02-1970

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Business Abbreviations

A few business abbreviations no found many places:

S.A.P. = As Soon As Possible

S/B = Should Be

Prox. = Approximately

W/E = Week Ending

EST = Estimate

P.A. = Purchasing Agent

G.M. = Genreal Manager

P.C. = Production Control

Q.C. = Quality Control

A&S = Administration & Sales

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Motifs and BN added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Submission Card located in pile labeled To Be Classified

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WARREN ; Cadillac Production Inc

Keyword(s): ABBREVIATION ; BUSINESS ; TRANSLATION

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Translations, plays on words, symbol writing
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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