I've used iPhones for five years or so now, but there are a few things that bug me, and I wonder if there is a trick or preference I'm missing or a third-party app I can use or what. No interest in jailbreaking or switching phones. Specific questions inside. [more inside]
Is there a word for this language phenomenon? [more inside]
MacFilter: Extraneous OS X volume suffixes? [more inside]
Why are they "words" in English, but "root with suffixes" in Inuit? [more inside]
What do you call someone who hails from Hollywood. [more inside]
In dealing with academia, I often meet people with a bewildering array of letters after their name. Does anyone know of a glossary extant of what these all mean? At the moment I'm trying to puzzle out what FBA means - any clues?