Monday, April 11, 2011

15 Acronyms you hear everyday, but you never really stopped to find their meaning.

1. ZIP codeZone Improvement Plan code
2. M&M’s (chocolate): Mars & Murrie’s
3. Re: (in an email): Regarding (not reply!)
4. T9 (on cellphones): Texting on 9 keys
5. HTTPHypertext Transfer Protocol
6. LaserLight Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation
7. JPEGJoint Photographic Experts Group
8. IMAX (movies): Image Maximum
9. RadarRadio Detection and Ranging
10. LegoLeGodt (“play well” in Danish)
11. OkOll Korrect (“All Correct”)
12. Wi-fiWireless Fidelity
13. CAPTCHA (this): Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart
14. RSVPRépondez S‘il Vous Plaît (“Reply Please”)
15. Yahoo! (the website): Yet Another Hierarchial Official Oracle

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