What's your favourite acronym?

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  1. The Bard profile image77
    The Bardposted 10 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 image69
      Neil Sperlingposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      DILF

  2. Dame Scribe profile image59
    Dame Scribeposted 10 years ago

    ROYB , roses on your bed big_smile a FLA

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    Denno66posted 10 years ago

    ETA

    1. The Bard profile image77
      The Bardposted 10 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 10 years agoin reply to this

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

  4. sunforged profile image66
    sunforgedposted 10 years ago

    SUNFORGED

    Students Under Nature FOR a Greener Environmental Dynamic


    not a perfect acronym but close enough

    1. The Bard profile image77
      The Bardposted 10 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 image68
    1974posted 10 years ago

    FUBAR

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      A Texanposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Thats always been a good one

      1. Flightkeeper profile image64
        Flightkeeperposted 10 years agoin reply to this

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

        1. 1974 profile image68
          1974posted 10 years agoin reply to this

          effed up beyond all recognition

          1. Flightkeeper profile image64
            Flightkeeperposted 10 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 image94
              rmcrayneposted 10 years agoin reply to this

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

  6. darkside profile image79
    darksideposted 10 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 image77
      The Bardposted 10 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 image94
      rmcrayneposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      [slapping hand to forehead]

  7. sunforged profile image66
    sunforgedposted 10 years ago

    FUBAR - get yourself a copy of Escape from NY

    1. darkside profile image79
      darksideposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I thought it was in Tango & Cash.

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    Scott.Lifeposted 10 years ago

    SNAFU, always good and very descriptive of our federal government

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      A Texanposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Situation Normal All Fucked Up

  9. Colebabie profile image60
    Colebabieposted 10 years ago

    MILF

    1. profile image0
      A Texanposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Another good one....really!

    2. dave272727 profile image61
      dave272727posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      YES!!!

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    Denno66posted 10 years ago

    CRS

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    A Texanposted 10 years ago

    FUBAR

    Fucked up beyond all repair

    1. Neil Sperling profile image69
      Neil Sperlingposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      BYOP - Bring your own pot!

  12. Colebabie profile image60
    Colebabieposted 10 years ago

    FML (how I felt after my test today)

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    Denno66posted 10 years ago

    SOSDD

  14. lrohner profile image75
    lrohnerposted 10 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 10 years ago

    FTW

  16. spease profile image62
    speaseposted 10 years ago

    PETA  People who eat tasty animals

    1. sunforged profile image66
      sunforgedposted 10 years agoin reply to this

                                           P    W   E  T      A

  17. europewalker profile image74
    europewalkerposted 10 years ago

    S T F U

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    sandra rinckposted 10 years ago

    DARE

  19. Black Lilly profile image60
    Black Lillyposted 10 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 10 years ago

    simply TGIF and TGIS

    1. Black Lilly profile image60
      Black Lillyposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      and what do those mean?

      1. Neil Sperling profile image69
        Neil Sperlingposted 10 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 10 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 10 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 image77
      The Bardposted 10 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 10 years agoin reply to this

        lol you are too funny Bard!

  22. sooner than later profile image61
    sooner than laterposted 10 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 image60
    J.B.DUDLEYposted 10 years ago

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

  24. Ivorwen profile image76
    Ivorwenposted 10 years ago

    BIBLE -- Basic instructions before leaving earth

    PETA -- People eating tasty animals

    DARE -- Drugs are really expensive

  25. sannyasinman profile image60
    sannyasinmanposted 10 years ago

    MBA
    Mediocre But Arrogant

    1. Black Lilly profile image60
      Black Lillyposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      That one's the best!
      big_smile big_smile big_smile

  26. sannyasinman profile image60
    sannyasinmanposted 10 years ago

    WINDOWS
    Wholly Inadequate Needless Damned Outrageous Waste of Space

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    mtsi1098posted 10 years ago

    WTF and SNAFU

  28. Brian Leighton profile image60
    Brian Leightonposted 10 years ago

    DNA (National Dyslexia Association)

  29. GNelson profile image74
    GNelsonposted 10 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 10 years ago

    NBC (Nothing But Crap)

  31. Pearldiver profile image77
    Pearldiverposted 10 years ago

    LTP - Lost The Plot yikes

  32. Zsuzsy Bee profile image87
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 10 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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