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Stupid Facts - Common Acronyms

Your probably forgot what some of these actually mean.

  • A.D.: Anno Domini

  • a.m.: Ante Meridiem

  • CNN: Cable News Network

  • COBRA: Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act

  • DNA: Deoxyribonucleic Acid

  • EKG: Electrocardiogram

  • Epcot: Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow

  • FAX: Facsimile

  • IMAX: Image Maximum

  • JPEG: Joint Photographic Experts Group

  • MASH: Mobile Army Surgical Hospital

  • NASA: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • NASDAQ: National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations

  • NCAA: National Collegiate Athletic Association

  • RADAR: Radio Detecting and Ranging

  • SCUBA: Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Aparatus

  • SWAT: Special Weapons and Tactics

  • UPC: Universal Product Code

  • YMCA: Young Men's Christian Association

  • ZIP: Zone Improvement Plan Code