General notes

RAS Syndrome - Redundant Acronym Syndrome
Tom Moody provides some not-necessarily internet acronyms
LiteralMinded on acronyms
Wikipedia:Recursive_acronym

 

 

Acrimonious?

Bitter that you reached this page? You spelled it wrong.

 

In short

‘chat’ lingo
List of Chat Acronyms & Text Message Shorthand
Acronym Finder
Internet Acronym Server
http://www.chemie.fu-berlin.de/cgi-bin/acronym
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/EART/abbrev.html
http://www.usps.com/ncsc/lookups/abbrev.html
http://www.ulib.iupui.edu/subjectareas/gov/docs_abbrev.html
http://www.geocities.com/ikind_babel/babel/babel.html
http://asgle.classics.unc.edu/abbrev/latin/
http://infoshare1.princeton.edu/katmandu/hebrew/open.html
http://webster.commnet.edu/writing/symbols.htm
http://www.aresearchguide.com/bibleabb.html

 

A Game

But, yesterday was good. Rohit Khare gave name to a game I’ve played before, and we had a great time playing at lunch: ‘Acronomious.’ Given a word, you have to come up with the most implausible acronym for it, extra credit for recursion (using the acronym in the acronym, for exmaple[sic]: Bases Around Strategic Emplacements).

 

See Also

Spelling Bee


 

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