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Old 09-10-2006, 08:49 AM   #1
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Sunday Special- Abbreviations & Acronyms

?? Sunday Special- Abbreviations & Acronyms
What do these stand for??

1. AIDS (medical)
2. BTU (measure)
3. CAM (technology, as in "Camcorder")
4. DDS (medical)
5. ESOP (payroll / investment)
6. FICA (government program)
7. HTML (computer tech)
8. IOC (sports)
9. JAG (military / legal)
10. LED (technology)
11. MODEM (technology)
12. NASDAQ (investment)
13. OPEC (geopolitical)
14. QVC (home shopping network)
15. RADAR (technology)
16. SCUBA (marine technology)
17. TKO (sports)
18. URL (technology)
19. VHS (technology)
20. WASP (socio-political)
21. YUPPIE (socio-political)
22. ZIP (as in "zip code")
1. AIDS - acquired immune deficiency syndrome
2. BTU - British thermal unit
3. CAM -computer aided manufacture
4. DDS -doctor of dental surgery
5. ESOP -employee stock ownership plan
6. FICA -federal insurance contribution act
7. HTML -hyper text markup language
8. IOC -international Olympic committee
9. JAG -judge advocate general
10. LED -light emitting diode
11. MODEM modulate / demodulate
12. NASDAQ -national association of security dealers and quotations
13. OPEC organization of petroleum exporting countries
14. QVC -quality value convenience
15. RADAR -radio detecting and ranging
16. SCUBA -self contained underwater breathing apparatus
17. TKO -technical knockout
18. URL -uniform resource locator
19. VHS -video home system
20. WASP -white anglo saxon protestant
21. YUPPIE -young upwardly mobile professional
22. ZIP -zone improvement plan


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Old 09-10-2006, 11:40 AM   #2
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Thank you, luckytrim. Interesting. Here's another one-

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Old 09-10-2006, 11:50 PM   #3
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good one today lt.

i missed 18 and 22.

at first, i really thought that i read socio-political for #22.
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