A search on the acronym finder website reports,
ACRONYM acr. - A Completely Random Order Never Yields Meaning.
That's creatively intelligent. LOL
Happy to be working
I always stick to TLAs. Those longer ones are the work of the devil.
TLAs are good if you know what they mean ;)
I'm not trying to be funny but what does TLA stand for again? I know I used to know.
USDRDA - The U.S. Department of Reducdancy Department of America
TLA ==> 3 Letter Acronym.
No, anon, TLA stands for "Two Letter Acronym".
Are you sure that it doesn't refer to a Twelve Letter Acronym?
Sorry, Nate, but anon had it right: TLA, being itself a TLA, stands for Three Letter Acronym (although Two Letter Acronym would have been funnier :-) )
Too Late for Anything :))
Nate, sorry, but TLA *is* Three-Letter-Acronym. It was originally coined from the widespread use of SNA, IMS, DB2 and many other TLAs in the IBM software environment.
XLANG is not an acronym. The ALL CAPS make it look like one, but it isn't.
A bit off topic, but my boss often says 'PWD' to mean password - he prefers the acronym, which I'd assume is intended to quicken speech amongst the knowledgeable, yet 'PWD' has 4 sylables and 'password' has 2 :)
Not to mention that it's not an acronym.
True, it's not as such, but it's an allowed ADO connection string atrribute, and he's a DBA by training.
Another thing I often hear is 'PIN number' or similar, where the acronym's end word is repeated. Now, how do you spell 'pedantic' ?
What do you mean? I use my PIN number every time I use the ATM machine.
And don't ask me about how often I say DSN when I mean DNS or vice versa
Windows 2000 is built on NT technology according to MS.
Did someon say NeXt ? lol
TLB - Three Letter Bullsh*t :)
XLANG aint no acronym, it is an abbreviation.
Gee, nobody mentioned TWAIN - Technology Without An Interesting Name.
PWD always meant 'print working directory' to me.
H. Lally Singh
"eg is an abbreviation for example"
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