Negating authority

August 1, 2003

How delicious it would be to give a higher education authority an acronym that simply means "negation". For that is the meaning of yok in Turkish ("All Turkish rectors face sack", THES, July 25). The relevant body is however properly referred to as yok.

Douglas B. Kell
University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology

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