25 Abbreviations And Acronyms You’ve Always Wondered About

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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PAM

acronyms you didn't know

Means Product of Arthur Meyerhoff

14

K-Mart

acronyms you didn't know

The K stands for founder Sebastian S Kresge


13

YKK

acronyms you didn't know

The abbreviation on almost every zipper in the world stands for Yoshida Kogyo Kabushikikaisha which is a Japanese manufacturing company.

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ZIP code

acronyms you didn't know

The ZIP is for Zone Improvement Plan


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GEICO

acronyms you didn't know

Originally it was short for Government Employees Insurance Company

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