acronymania


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acronymania

(ˌækrɒnɪˈmeɪnɪə)
n
a great enthusiasm for creating acronyms
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Former New York Times wordsmith William Satire has deemed the titling of bills in Congress "acronymania," and he uses the USA PATRIOT Act as the most prominent example.
Don Hauptman, author of Acronymania (Dell, 1993) says: "A recent article in Word Ways committed the common mistake of using the word acronym to describe such terms as A.T.M., E.S.P., T.G.I.F., and the like.
(6) The topic of acronyms in general receives an amusing popular treatment in a book by Don Hauptman, Acronymania. (7)