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Thread: What does the word "Indie" mean?

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    Power Poster lynnie's Avatar
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    I get it.
    short for independant

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    Super Member Wonnie's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sandygirl View Post
    Independent. Not a corporation.

    I get tired of acronyms and abbreviations...

    The dumbing down of our culture at its worst.


    Bought a book once with all the current acronyms ... it was pages and pages and pages and several shared the same acronym with 3 or 4 totally disimiliar organizations...talk about confusing! Think people use it as a vanity thing so you can see how smart they are! When people speak to you using acronyms it takes a minute or two to try to figure out who or what they're talking about and by then you've lost the gist of the rest of the conversation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lyncat View Post
    Acronyms...why are they so popular these days? Every time I go to a teacher's meeting there is another new one...and I can never remember what they stand for!
    That's because the powers that be want others to think they are doing something new and wonderful. Same idea, process, whatever, but a new name with a little tweak to how it works. Some educational leaders have a not very nice acronym for it, but not fit for nice ladies to hear.
    "A woman is like a tea bag-you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water." Eleanor Roosevelt

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