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    Short Boors and Hookers

    Chicago Tribune reporter Heidi Stevens asks whether there are any good acronyms out there. We answered with A-1 concision.

    Let us know your favorite—and least favorite—acronyms or abbrieves.

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    My least favorite acronym is ASOL (pronounced like the obscene term for anus)

    May 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRichard I. Garber
    American Neologists United for Sanity! Think of the creative output from THAT organization!
    May 23, 2012 | Registered CommenterFigaro

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