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.
An acronym for Bavarian Motor Works.
The SMART car began as a project between Swatch and Mercedes hence it was originally code named the Swatch & Mercedes Art Car.
The name of this Japanese athletic equipment manufacturer is derived from the Latin phrase Anima Sana In Corpore Sano which means a sound mind in a sound body.
Although there are many rumors about where the company got its name, the truth is that it came from it’s founder, Adolf (Adi) Dassler.
Now means The Country’s Best Yogurt but it originally meant This Can’t Be Yogurt. They changed the name after being sued by a rival company called I Can’t Believe It’s Yogurt