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Acronyms And Other Useless Info

Sat Dec 08, 2007 9:34 pm

What does LASER,AT+T,RADAR and SCUBA stand for? Why is it called a caeserean section?Why is it called a Jacuzzi? As you can possibly guess,I am extremely bored!! First A-Nutter to get them, wins..... Nothing! Also, feel free to post other useless info so we can all enjoy this nonsense!!
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Sat Dec 08, 2007 9:39 pm

Quoting 747srule (Thread starter):
LASER

I only know these two: Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. Yay physics lol!

Quoting 747srule (Thread starter):
SCUBA

And, Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus.

Other useless thing (IMO): So, apparently if one goes north at light speed and one goes south at light speed, when they cross each other and observe the speed of the other while crossing, it's still at light speed...not fasterer. I'm amazed. I thought it'd be faster.

[Edited 2007-12-08 13:43:55]
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Sat Dec 08, 2007 9:41 pm

RADAR = Radio Detection And Ranging
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RE: Acronyms And Other Useless Info

Sat Dec 08, 2007 10:24 pm

caeserean - After our old mate Julius, probably not the first but one of the most famous born this way. Amazing what those Romans could do.

Useless information? QANTAS = Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services. (There is a more interesting one involving Queers and Nymphos but that is NFTT (Not for this thread)

My favourite acronym? TLA! Three Letter Acronym.
 
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Sat Dec 08, 2007 11:13 pm



Quoting 747srule (Thread starter):
AT+T

American Telephone & Telegraph Company

Quoting 747srule (Thread starter):
Why is it called a Jacuzzi?

It's the family name of 7 Italian brothers who emigrated to the US in the early 1900's. Among other things, they designed and built the first enclosed cabin monoplane, which was used by the US Postal Service. They also designed various hydraulic pumps for the agriculture industry, and in 1956 used that knowledge to build a pump to be used in a bathtub to create the hydro-therapy spa. Just like Xerox, Jacuzzi is a specific product name that has become more generic in common use.
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Sat Dec 08, 2007 11:51 pm

I feel that Somtimes everyone suffers from a bad case of CBF (can't be fucked) everynow and then. Today is one of those days for me.....just wanna sit on my arse and do FA (fuck all)!!!

as far as useless information goes....did u know that a turtle can breath through its arse??? since this is a piece of useless info i CBF to find a link

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Sun Dec 09, 2007 1:38 am

DIVA

Department for the Invention and Verification of Acronyms

[Edited 2007-12-08 17:39:01]
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Sun Dec 09, 2007 1:44 am



Quoting Dtwclipper (Reply 6):
DIVA

Or a Sax player I know from SoCal.  biggrin 
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Sun Dec 09, 2007 1:48 am

"Sir, seeing how the VP is such as VIP, shouldn't the PC be put on the QT, because if it leaked to the VC, he could end up a MIA and then we would all be put on KP."-Robin Williams, Good Morning Vietnam.
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Sun Dec 09, 2007 6:01 am

Try working in government. Everything is an acronym.
 
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Sun Dec 09, 2007 6:33 am



Quoting 747srule (Thread starter):
,AT+T,

It's AT&T.. Big grin
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Sun Dec 09, 2007 7:01 am

SCMODS:



State County and Municipal Offender Data System
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Sun Dec 09, 2007 7:54 am

I am the CEO of an NGO, I am on the RTP for the DOE in the A-P. I handle our C4B business on all the B/S/G levels, I control the MYD projects including CYF and MOJ, KP is my MT and my offsider in AKL is KW.....
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Sun Dec 09, 2007 8:34 am

Two for the way this site seems to be at the moment.

Firstly it's FUBAR, the it carries on as SNAFU
 
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Sun Dec 09, 2007 10:02 am



Quoting 747438 (Reply 13):
Firstly it's FUBAR, the it carries on as SNAFU

And that reminds me of NBG and NABG  Smile
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Sun Dec 09, 2007 10:08 am



Quoting Jafa39 (Reply 14):
And that reminds me of NBG and NABG

Sure it wasn't NAMBLA?  Wink

Quoting Jafa39 (Reply 14):

That reminds me of JAFA.
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Sun Dec 09, 2007 3:35 pm

One of my favorites

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Mon Dec 10, 2007 6:16 am



Quoting KevinL1011 (Reply 15):
That reminds me of JAFA.
Just Another Fking ....???

Aucklander.....but we Jafa's have our own version...Just Another F-ing Australian..  Wink
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