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Acronyms in use in Database

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©2013 C.O.P. Audit Committee - file update generated 6-27-2013 at 04:41 GMT



AAU

ABC   radio & television network

ACLU   eager advocates for the indefensible

AFL   a federation of labor unions; associated with the CIO

AFL   now known as the AFC; one of the two conferences of the NFL

AFRTS

  • Armed Forces Radio and Television Service
  • See: AFN (Europe), AFVN (Vietnam).

AFTRA   Union

AFVN   part of AFRTS

AID

AKS

  • Alternate Keyword Spelling; acronym used in this database, followed by the alternate spellings of keywords that we hope search engines will pick up on & reference

ALCOA

ALS   neuro-muscular disease

AMPAS   founded in 1927

AP

ARPANet

ASCII   coding scheme

  • acronym from American Standard Code for Information Interchange; used to represent alpha-numeric characters as a standardized binary value
  • See: Robert Bemer.

ATM

  • acronym from Asynchronous Transfer Mode, a method of data movement over wires

ATM

ATP

  • acronym for Adenosine Tri-Phosphate, a major chemical involved in cellular energy release
  • See: Dr. William McElroy.

photo of an AZON bombAzon

BASIC   computer programming language

BATF

  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms; U.S. Government agency
  • See: David Koresh.

BBC

bit

C&FW   Railroad

  • Purportedly standing for Chicago and Far Western. The fictional railroad on the Beverly Hillbillies Petticoat Junction and Green Acres tv series; it was the owner of the Hooterville Cannonball steam passenger locomotive (the line ran between Hooterville & Pixley).
  • See: railroad vice president Homer Bedlow, railroad president Norman Curtis, conductor Wendall Gibbs, locomotive engineer Charley Pratt & conductor Floyd Smoot.

CBC   radio and television network

CBS   radio and television network

C.E.R.N.

CIA

CIO   a federation of labor unions; associated with the AFL

CNN

CORE

CREEP

general molecular structure of DDTDDT

  • A chemical compound (pesticide) whose full name is dichloro-diphenyl-trichloro-ethane
    First synthesized in 1874 by German chemistry student Othmar Zeidler (d.6/26/1911?)
  • See: Rachel Carson, Paul Muller, George J. Wallace.

DUI

ENIAC   early electronic computer (1945)

FBI

FCC

FDIC

  • United States government agency --- the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation --- it insures bank deposits
  • See: Jesse P Wolcott.

fwiw

  • abbreviation for for what its worth
  • See: Jack Ryan.

GE

GPS

HEMA

HEW

IBM

IRA

KGB

KKK   a sorry-ass collection of murderous ignorant redneck peckerwood moron crackers

KLM   Royal Dutch Airline

  • Koninklijke Luchtvaartmaatschappij N.V. (Royal Air Transportation Company), founded 1919
  • See: Albert Plesman.

LPGA

MICR

  • acronym from Magnetic Ink Character Recognition; the account information found at the bottom of checks
  • See: Alfred Zipf.

M.I.T.

MPAA

MSG

  • monosodium glutamate, the chemical food additive in Chinese food with toxic effects (flush, headache)
  • See: Robert Byck.

NAACP   civil rights organization

NAMbLA

  • North American Man/boy Love Association
    a loose association of pedophiles dedicated to futt-bucking young males
  • See: Ben Dover, Jerry Sandusky, David Thorstad.

NASA   the United States' civilian space agency; created July 29, 1958

NASCAR

NATO

NBC

NFL   formed August 20, 1920, in Canton, Ohio as the American Professional Football Association

NOW

NRA

NRA

NYC

O.E.D.

OPEC

PARC   Xerox Corporation's

PBS

An early prototype for the Knocker-Bomber? It was a dud.chemical structure of PETNPETN

PGA

PLO

PVC

Quantas   the Australian national airline, founded in 1920

  • originally Queensland and Northern Territories Aerial Services, Ltd.

Radar

RCA

REM

REMF   pronounced "remph"

  • derogatory expletive; sanitized version: Rear Echelon Maintenance Force; original version: Rear Echelon Mother-F**ker: a soldier in name only ... usually found at the antipodes of any conflict
  • See: Harold G. Bowen, Al Gore Jr..

RTNDA

SAC

SCTV   Second City Television

scuba

SI

SNCC

SNL

THC

  • tetrahydrocanabinol, the active chemical agent in marijuana
  • See: Robert Byck.

TMZ   website & tabloid tv show

  • stands for the Thirty Mile Zone around Hollywood (Ground Zero for the stalkeratzie)
  • See: Harvey Levin.

TVA

UAW

UFO

Unabom

U.N.C.L.E.   fictional law enforcement organization headed by Alexander Waverly

the basic Universal Product Code glyphsUPC

UPI

USIA

WWF   now the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment)

YMCA

the Z.O.W.I.E. phoneZOWIE   fictional quasi-governmental organization headed by Lloyd C. Cramden