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.
Means Product of Arthur Meyerhoff
The K stands for founder Sebastian S Kresge
The abbreviation on almost every zipper in the world stands for Yoshida Kogyo Kabushikikaisha which is a Japanese manufacturing company.
The ZIP is for Zone Improvement Plan
Originally it was short for Government Employees Insurance Company