Re: [asa] plea for acronymical mercy

From: Murray Hogg <>
Date: Thu Oct 29 2009 - 22:38:22 EDT

GUT = "Grand Unified Theory" - properly refers to theories in physics which unify the various forces into a single unified field. Used by analogy to refer to "meta-narrative"

Cameron Wybrow wrote:
> This is the second time in the last couple of days that I've seen the
> abbreviation "GUT", without explanation. I've never seen this
> abbreviation before. Could people please refrain from using it, unless
> they are going to say what it means after the first usage?
> Cameron.

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