25 Abbreviations And Acronyms You’ve Always Wondered About

Posted by , Updated on April 22, 2014

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From WD-40 (water displacement, 40th attempt) to Yahoo (Yet Another Hierarchical Official Oracle) these are 25 abbreviations and acronyms you’ve always wondered about.

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TASER

acronyms you didn't know

Stands for Thomas A Swift Electric Rifle

24

YAHOO

acronyms you didn't know

An acronym for Yet Another Hierarchical Official Oracle

23

3M

acronyms you didn't know

An abbreviation of Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing

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M&M's

acronyms you didn't know

Stands for Mars & Murrie’s and is named after Forrest Mars and Bruce Murrie who started producing M&M’s exclusively for the military during WWII.

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Q-tips

acronyms you didn't know

The Q stands for quality.



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