of letter names and words or word-like pronunciations of strings of letters, such as " jpeg " /dep/ and " MS-DOS " /msds/. Such punctuation is diminishing with the belief that the presence of all-capital letters is sufficient to indicate that the word is an abbreviation. Jalan Tol (Toll Road) Jagorawi (Jakarta-Bogor-Ciawi) and Purbaleunyi (Purwakarta-Bandung-Cileunyi Joglo Semar (Jogja-solo-semarang). For example, "pre-wwii politics "post-nato world " DNAase ". Some examples: DVD was originally an acronym of the unofficial term "digital video disc but is now stated by the DVD Forum as standing for "Digital Versatile Disc" GAO changed the full form of its name from "General Accounting Office" to "Government. In the case. Thus EC (European Community FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation and VCR (videocassette recorder). Turabian,., A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 7th Edition, subsection.1.2 Modern Language Association (MLA) Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th Edition 2009, subsection.2.7.g Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA 5th Edition. Nasa is an acronym for 'National Aeronautics and Space Administration.' The abbreviations 'FBI' and 'DVD' are not acronyms, but 'aids 'fica and 'PIN' are." "acronym" "NetLingo, the Internet Dictionary", accessed August 13, 2015: "Derived from the first letters. Multiple initial letters (often the initial syllable of words) are often drawn together, as seen more in some languages than others. Ballyhoo, Buckaroo, and Spuds. Abbreviations that come from single, rather than multiple, wordssuch as "TV" television are usually pluralized without apostrophes two TVs most writers feel that the apostrophe should be reserved for the possessive the TV's antenna.