Do you use acronyms or abbreviations in business email?

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ANAPC
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Do you use acronyms or abbreviations in business email?

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The other day, we learned chat acronyms, and I wanted know if they use it very much.
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MichaelBlock

Re: Do you use acronyms or abbreviations in business email?

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Oh yes, I use them on a regular basis.
BTW By The Way
FYI For Your Information
HTH Hope That Helps
LMK Let Me Know
TED Tell, Explain, Describe
TYT Take Your Time

That is only half of them.
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Re: Do you use acronyms or abbreviations in business email?

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A sequence of capitalized letters typically suggest, often without the use of intervals, to a reader that it is an acronym. If you're very worried, make sure that the full name of the agency is introduced along with the first use of the acronym.

"The Department of Defense public relations office has been quiet about the war crimes allegations. DoD has never been quiet about anything. They must have gotten themselves a better lawyer."
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