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To this end I’ve been more successful, or perhaps luckier, than my friends.
They are a fascinating reflection of the development of communications, language and social attitudes.
Strictly speaking, acronyms are words formed from the abbreviations of others, but as you'll see, many of these acronyms aren't words at all, and even some of the best known acronyms like LASER and RADAR have bent the acronym rules.
Most acronyms are the first letter of each word in the phrase capitalized. You can search this dating acronyms list and website for a particular word or search the full text to find every reference of the acronym, word and/or phrase.
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