letters sound as letters, are initialisms. Abbreviations that come from single, rather than multiple, wordssuch as "TV" television are usually pluralized without apostrophes two TVs most writers feel that the apostrophe should be reserved for the possessive the TV's antenna. The tower's district will provide commercial, retail, and hotel accommodation. P a b Quinion, Michael (2005). Inconveniently long words used frequently in related contexts can be represented according to their letter count. "Localization" can be abbreviated "l10n " multilingualization " "m17n and " accessibility " "a11y". "report singular:, plural: ; "squad commander masculine:, feminine: ).