Names beginning with a common noun followed by of may take the article, as in the Isle of Wight or the Isle of Portland compare Christmas Island. Many acronyms and abbreviations are also motivational and inspirational for training, because they contain a special theme, and because the acronym or abbreviation itself is a mnemonic device a memory aid. Little Deidre was going to have a rough go in Hell, especially when she discovered what it meant to have the Dark One as a mate, while past-Death was going to find herself unprepared for the mortal world. Deviate from it at your peril. Many other abbreviations listed here are far more recent. Beneath the trees grew some kind of lush, wet, bushy vegetation with silver-lit leaves and stems here and there. One burgundy, the familiar Immortal mating tattoo, and the new one black, positioned directly beneath the original.