What's your favourite acronym?

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  1. The Bard profile image80
    The Bardposted 8 years ago

    this is mine "TLA" - used to identify acronyms.

    eg: The CIA is a TLA

    The FBI is a TLA

    A TLA is a Three Letter Acronym

    LOL! wink Oops there's another!

    What about LMAO - thats a FLA (four letter acronym - which is still only a TLA really) or ROTFLMAO that's an ELA. (Eight Letter Acronym). Confusing innit? wink

    1. Neil Sperling profile image73
      Neil Sperlingposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      DILF

  2. Dame Scribe profile image59
    Dame Scribeposted 8 years ago

    ROYB , roses on your bed big_smile a FLA

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    Denno66posted 8 years ago

    ETA

    1. The Bard profile image80
      The Bardposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I think you mean OTA "Ovis Terra Aries" or "Sheep" and other collective quadrupedal ruminants wink

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        Denno66posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        It's like you're in my mind! wink

  4. sunforged profile image72
    sunforgedposted 8 years ago

    SUNFORGED

    Students Under Nature FOR a Greener Environmental Dynamic


    not a perfect acronym but close enough

    1. The Bard profile image80
      The Bardposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      That's another TLA ie NLA (Nine Letter Acronym)

      I don't think people are getting this wink

  5. 1974 profile image70
    1974posted 8 years ago

    FUBAR

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      A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Thats always been a good one

      1. Flightkeeper profile image71
        Flightkeeperposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I'm almost afraid to ask what the acronym stands for.

        1. 1974 profile image70
          1974posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          effed up beyond all recognition

          1. Flightkeeper profile image71
            Flightkeeperposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Oh, well there's a popular bar where I am that's called FUBAR and I always thought that it meant the "ef u" Bar.

            Silly I know.

            1. rmcrayne profile image96
              rmcrayneposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              There used to be an independent radio station near San Antonio with call letters K-MFR.

  6. darkside profile image81
    darksideposted 8 years ago

    I like it when newbs think that LOL stands for Lots Of Love.

    Forum Poster 1: "My grandmother died"

    Forum Poster 2: "Thinking of you. LOL!"

    1. The Bard profile image80
      The Bardposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      My Grandmother died IIE (I've Inherited Everything) LOL(?)

      LOLATWTTB (LOL...All The Way To The Bank)

      (Sounds like a twitter post!)wink

      "Her name was LOLA - she was a showgirl!"

    2. rmcrayne profile image96
      rmcrayneposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      [slapping hand to forehead]

  7. sunforged profile image72
    sunforgedposted 8 years ago

    FUBAR - get yourself a copy of Escape from NY

    1. darkside profile image81
      darksideposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I thought it was in Tango & Cash.

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    Scott.Lifeposted 8 years ago

    SNAFU, always good and very descriptive of our federal government

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      A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Situation Normal All Fucked Up

  9. Colebabie profile image58
    Colebabieposted 8 years ago

    MILF

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      A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Another good one....really!

    2. dave272727 profile image59
      dave272727posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      YES!!!

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    Denno66posted 8 years ago

    CRS

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    A Texanposted 8 years ago

    FUBAR

    Fucked up beyond all repair

    1. Neil Sperling profile image73
      Neil Sperlingposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      BYOP - Bring your own pot!

  12. Colebabie profile image58
    Colebabieposted 8 years ago

    FML (how I felt after my test today)

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    Denno66posted 8 years ago

    SOSDD

  14. lrohner profile image80
    lrohnerposted 8 years ago

    When I did my Corporate America stint, I must have done a gazillion presentations to internal groups, clients, etc. Every now and again, the numbers didn't seem to add up. So we would put our own spin on them and footnote them as "M.I.U., (year)". Little did the audience know that M.I.U. stood for "Made It Up". Never was questioned on it, though!

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    A Texanposted 8 years ago

    FTW

  16. spease profile image66
    speaseposted 8 years ago

    PETA  People who eat tasty animals

    1. sunforged profile image72
      sunforgedposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                                           P    W   E  T      A

  17. europewalker profile image75
    europewalkerposted 8 years ago

    S T F U

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    sandra rinckposted 8 years ago

    DARE

  19. Black Lilly profile image60
    Black Lillyposted 8 years ago

    Favourite - WTF (does not need explanation I guess...).

    Goes very well with HMRC (to non-UK residents - Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs, tax people in short).

  20. prettydarkhorse profile image63
    prettydarkhorseposted 8 years ago

    simply TGIF and TGIS

    1. Black Lilly profile image60
      Black Lillyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      and what do those mean?

      1. Neil Sperling profile image73
        Neil Sperlingposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        TGIF -- Thank God It's Friday
        SHIT - Sorry Honey It's Thursday
        TGIS - Thank God It's Saturday

    2. prettydarkhorse profile image63
      prettydarkhorseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      thanks god its friday and thanks god its saturday

      LMA--leave me alone

      KMA-kiss my ass

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    Crazdwriterposted 8 years ago

    don't have a favorite but I just had to say Bard my eyes were playing tricks on me...instead of seeing acronym...I thought it said crayon lol

    1. The Bard profile image80
      The Bardposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      It could have been worse - Cryogenic:

      Bringing frozen people back to life.

      Hey. Maybe that's what I meant! Never could splell plopperly!

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        Crazdwriterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        lol you are too funny Bard!

  22. sooner than later profile image55
    sooner than laterposted 8 years ago

    HDBT- Heavy duty breeder type. - big hips

    Fupa- Fat upper 'kitty cat' area  - mean, I just heard it

    SBD- silent but deadly  - farts

    SBV- silent but violent  - farts # 2

    Tas- Tank ass syndrom  - big butts

  23. J.B.DUDLEY profile image53
    J.B.DUDLEYposted 8 years ago

    N.P.I.B.
    Nothing Personal In Business

  24. Ivorwen profile image70
    Ivorwenposted 8 years ago

    BIBLE -- Basic instructions before leaving earth

    PETA -- People eating tasty animals

    DARE -- Drugs are really expensive

  25. sannyasinman profile image60
    sannyasinmanposted 8 years ago

    MBA
    Mediocre But Arrogant

    1. Black Lilly profile image60
      Black Lillyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      That one's the best!
      big_smile big_smile big_smile

  26. sannyasinman profile image60
    sannyasinmanposted 8 years ago

    WINDOWS
    Wholly Inadequate Needless Damned Outrageous Waste of Space

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    mtsi1098posted 8 years ago

    WTF and SNAFU

  28. Brian Leighton profile image61
    Brian Leightonposted 8 years ago

    DNA (National Dyslexia Association)

  29. GNelson profile image77
    GNelsonposted 8 years ago

    CYA  -  Cover your ass

    PIA   -  Pain in the ass

    You will find PIA on some charts in hospitals, Not mine!

  30. sannyasinman profile image60
    sannyasinmanposted 8 years ago

    NBC (Nothing But Crap)

  31. Pearldiver profile image82
    Pearldiverposted 8 years ago

    LTP - Lost The Plot yikes

  32. Zsuzsy Bee profile image88
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 8 years ago

    Here is an oldy but goodie, I'm surprised no-one else posted it yet

       NFG I don't think I need to say what it spells

 
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