Now to continue my ongoing need to finish off whiskies that all come from the same distillery, it’s time for the smallest (in size, not in ferocity) distillery in Scotland, Edradour. So remember: As one Edradour closes, another one opens.
I’ve mentioned before that my generation (Millenial) haven’t taken to the difference between initialisms and acronyms well. I’m not the first to bring this up, but it bears repeating: We treat everything like an acronym.
For those of you who have full lives and don’t care about tiny things like how English is meant to work based on shortening words and how to pronounce them, allow me to explain. When a word is made up of the letters of a sentence, and that word is meant to be stated out loud, that’s an acronym. Scuba, for example, stands for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus. We say Scuba out loud. On the…
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