25 Acronyms You May Not Have Known Were Acronyms

I had no idea that these were acronyms. It’s pretty interesting when you find out what the letters represent. I’m really surprised at several as I had figured them for a family name perhaps. Check it out and let us know what you think.

1. ZIP Code

  • Zone Improvement Plan Code

2. M&M’s

  • Mars and Murrie

3. RE: (In An E-mail)

  • Regarding (not reply!)

4. T9 (On Cellphones)

  • Texting On 9 Keys

5. HTTP

  • Hypertext Transfer Protocol

6. WD-40

  • Water Displacement – 40th Attempt

7. Laser

  • Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation

8. JPEG

  • Joint Photographic Experts Group

9. IMAX

  • Image Maximum

10. Radar

  • RAdio Detection And Ranging

11. Lego

  • LEGO GOdt (play well in Danish)

12. Nabisco

  • NAtional BIScuit COmpany

13. Canola

  • CANadian Oil, Low Acid

14. PAM

  • Product of Arthur Meyerhoff

15. OK

  • Oll Korrect (all correct)

16. GEICO

  • Government Employees Insurance Company

17. Wi-Fi

  • Wireless Fidelity

 

18. IKEA

  • Ingvar Kamprad Elmtaryd Agunnaryd

19. CAPTCHA

  • Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart

20. Q-Tips

  • Quality Tips

21. RSVP

  • Répondez S’il Vous Plaît (Reply Please)

22. D-Day

  • Day-Day. Not dooms day!

23. AM, FM Radio

  • Amplitude Modulation, Frequency Modulation

24. Yahoo

  • Yet Another Hierarchial Official Oracle

25. R2D2

  • Reel Two, Dialogue Two

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