Friday, July 18, 2008
Article: All About ASAP, FYI and FYA
Reading the column, I notice that most of the articles focused on general English usage i.e. grammar and vocabulary.
The first article submitted comes from a real conversation I had with one of my colleagues:
“For your information.”
“For your action.”
“With reference to...”
Before the conversation dragged on any further, I quickly looked up a website on acronyms used in business communications and sent it to him via e-mail.
This conversation made me realise that the full meaning of many acronyms and abbreviations in the English language may not be immediately apparent for many people – students or working adults alike.
That's how my first article on communications skills was born. You can read it directly from the screen or download the PDF: