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  •  Business Writing 101 (4+ / 0-)

    When I took Business Writing and Communication, the convention I was taught was that any abbreviation that will be used in an article or memo is properly written out the first time it's used, and followed by the abbreviation in parentheses.

    ...this fiscal year (FY) our budget is...
    ...the continuing resolution (CR) will...

    People can foresee the future only when it coincides with their own wishes, and the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome. - George Orwell

    by paz3 on Sat Sep 21, 2013 at 12:09:27 PM PDT

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