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What is the abbreviation for World War II?

¿Cómo se acorta la frase "II Guerra Mundial"? How do we shorten the phrase "World War II" in Spanish? We could say "II Guerra Mundial" or "IIGM". Is that standard? It came up since I was writing ...
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En esta receta, se dice: 1 cdta. de polvo de hornear 1 cdta. de esencia de vainilla Google traduce "1 cdta" como "tsp" (teaspoon) y también como "tbsp" (tablespoon). ¿Cuál es la correcta? ¿Y ...
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What are the possibilities for translating "CD" (Compact Disc) and "DVD" (Digital Video/Versatile Disc) into Spanish?
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“xq” in Internet slang/abbreviations

In informal chat conversations online, I have seen Spanish speakers write the abbreviation "xq." What does this stand for, and why?