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I am looking for a list of clipped forms in English (such as VET for VETERINARY SURGEON, PHONE for TELEPHONE, COMBO for COMBINATION, etc.) to carry out a statistical study concerning the frequency of use of the clipped forms and the ''original'' forms.
Has anyone heard of such a list or of such a corpus?
Thanks a lot.
Denis Jamet University of Lyon (France)