Southerners (26 per cent) reveal they are more likely to take advantage of acronyms
to dazzle colleagues than their northern counterparts.
However, the survey also showed that other web-related acronyms
are becoming more widely recognised.
One of the more confusing uses of acronyms
I have ever witnessed happened during a trip to Minnesota.
According to NSG, the app is an easy to use, searchable list of many of the commonly used acronyms
used by the FAA and the aviation industryIt is downloadable for iOS (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Android (NASDAQ: GOOG) mobile devices including iPhones, iPads, and Android hand-held and tablet mobile devices.
NSG is pleased to offer its Free FAA Acronyms
App as an important tool to assist FAA employees, pilots, government contractors and the aviation industry in searching, learning and understanding FAA's large and growing list of acronyms
," said Robert Olsen, NSG Chief Executive Officer.
As specific acronyms
become common, some of them enter the standard lexicon.
This complicated abbreviation is short for MPEG-l, audio layer 3, with MPEG being an acronym
for Motion Picture Experts Group, the standards body that created this file format.
In some cases, acronyms
become proper names referring to countries or companies (like USA or IBM).
I considered starting a campaign against acronyms
when I found that my name had become one.
of Florida, Jacksonville) presents acronyms
and terms alphabetically, with each letter of acronyms
defined in one section, followed by definitions of terms.
In our imperfect world, however, staff members across an organization's various business functions are frequently on different pages--often because of the acronyms
each uses--particularly in speech.
The use of abbreviations and acronyms
pertains to every one who works in health care.