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John_T1
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2006 7:50:13 PM

Just name some popular abbreviations and what they stand for in alphabetical order.

Example:

A - ABC - American Broadcasting Corporation
B - BT - BitTorrent
C - CRT - Cathode Ray Tube
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WWW - World Wide Web
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UAB ~ University Of Alabama Birmingham
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V ~ Vet. Sci. - Veterinary Science
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TBA - To Be Announced
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S - SC - South Carolina
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RBI - Runs Batted In
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Q&A - Question and answer
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PSA - public service announcement
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OCR - Optical Character Recognition
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NBC - National Broadcasting Company
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M ~ MBA - Masters of Business Administration
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lmk - let me know
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ksh - Korn Shell
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J - JCS or Joint Chiefs of Staff
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IRS - Internal Revenue Service
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HIPAA - Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
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GOP - formerly Grand Old Party, currently Guns Over People
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FAA -- Federal Aviation Agency
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EPA -- Environmental Protection Agency
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DOA

Dead
On
Arrival
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CEO

Chief
Executive
Officer
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BP - Blood Pressure
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APSGN - Acute Poststreptococcal Glomerulonephritis
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ZIP (code)- Means "Zone Improvement Plan"
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Y'all -- you all
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XYZ - x-amine your zipper
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WORM: Write Once Read Many
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VA - Veterans Administration
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UNCCD - United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
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tyvm: Thank You Very Much
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SDS - Students for a Democratic Society
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ICANN

Internet
Corporation for
Assigned
Names and
Numbers
hawaii5oh
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RN: Registered Nurse

POP3: Post Office Protocol 3
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QAU - Quality Assurance Unit
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SOP ~ Standard Operation Procedures
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OTA - Over-The-Air (Broadcasts)
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NBC - National Broadcasting Company
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MRI ~ magnetic resonance indicator
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LED - Light Emitting Diode
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KJV ~ King James Version
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JIT - Just In Time
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IBM (they got HAL by 'subtracting' one letter from IBM: I-1 = H, B-1 = A, M-1 = L)
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HAL - Heuristically programmed ALgorithmic computer (as portrayed in "2001")
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GPA - grade point average
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FFA-Future Farmers of America
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EEO - Equal Employment Opportunity
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DOE - Dept. of Energy
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CFO - Chief Financial Officer
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BYOB - Bring Your Own Booze
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AARP - American Association of Retired Persons
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Zool. - (as label) in Zoology; (in titles) Zoology
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