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7.06.2006

palindromes, acronyms, and the telephone game

the other day, while enjoying a meal with friends, i turned to one and said, ‘hey, can you hand me a napkin?’ well, someone thought i said, ‘hey, teach me a new acronym.’ thus the game began. (dorky, anyone?)

then we got to talking about funny types of words. like palindromes – the name hannah is a palindrome. and anagrams – those are tough. and onomatopoeias – a word that really ought to be what it defines, but it certainly isn’t. i guess that would be hard.

well as it turns out, it was fun, though short lived. let’s see what we come up with here.

teach me a new acronym? it can be one that’s really used or one you make up.

13 Comments:

Blogger Estelle said...

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7/07/2006 09:56:00 AM

 
Blogger Estelle said...

What I MEANT was NASA- National Acronym Slinging Agency.

7/07/2006 09:56:00 AM

 
Blogger Cindy said...

onomatopoeias - "coqui" might qualify. It is the sound and name of a tiny little frog that lives in Puerto Rico. The sound goes low to high and is heard all over the island.

A favorite acronym for me is snafu, a give of the military. "Situation Normal, All F---ed Up" I was disheartened about ten years ago, when I saw it had been used to name a children's game geared for 8 - 10 year old boys.

7/07/2006 11:55:00 AM

 
Anonymous shanna said...

my favorite was MUFF from Stacy.
My Underware Feel Funny.

7/07/2006 02:31:00 PM

 
Blogger betsy said...

i forgot about muff! totally usable!

and well, nasa applies to all govt agencies and big corporations, really ;)

now i must go find a flight to puerto rico so i can here that little frog.

7/07/2006 03:50:00 PM

 
Blogger Cindy said...

There is also WTGB...When Thongs Go Bad...to stay on the underwear theme.

7/07/2006 03:57:00 PM

 
Blogger cocoa said...

poop

7/07/2006 06:25:00 PM

 
Blogger Sublime said...

this ones I learned from a friend while chatting LMAO and ROFL

7/11/2006 03:05:00 PM

 
Blogger betsy said...

what do they mean?

7/12/2006 07:05:00 AM

 
Blogger cocoa said...

laughing my ass off and rolling on the floor laughing :)

7/12/2006 04:56:00 PM

 
Blogger betsy said...

thanks, cocoa!

btw, where've you been?

7/12/2006 07:59:00 PM

 
Blogger cocoa said...

i have been very busy with work. i do work from home at times, but i spend a lot of time visiting stores and it's been especially busy lately.

thanks for asking :)

how's the new job?

7/14/2006 08:07:00 AM

 
Blogger Sublime said...

LMAO is laughing my ass off, and ROFL is Rolling on floor laughing.

7/14/2006 12:04:00 PM

 

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