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BACKRONYM; In other wordsAnswerInfo
SOS
Rescue
SOS was chosen not for the words later attributed to it,
SOS
Your & my
but because it was an easily detectable message
SOS
Boat
(3 dots, 3 dashes, 3 dots
sent as one letter).
SOS
ALTERNATIVE ENDING
SOS
Spirits
ETOPS
Motor
Originally an Acronym for Extended Range Twin Operations.
ETOPS
Spin
But in aviation vernacular, this colloquial backronym became popular.
ETOPS
In other words
ETOPS
Riders
ETOPS
Wade
ARBY'S
USA's
An advertising campaign in the 1980s created this backronym as a slogan.
ARBY'S
Cooked
ARBY'S
Cow meat
ARBY'S
Affirmative
ARBY'S
Knight
 
 
BACKRONYM; In other wordsAnswerInfo
FIAT
Repair
On of many similar derogatory backronyms created
FIAT
That
for automobile manufacturers.
FIAT
Once more
FIAT
Anthony
SLIP (AA term)
Abstemiousness
Several 12-step probrams use backronyms as teaching tools,
SLIP (AA term)
Failing
often with an edge.
SLIP (AA term)
Neutered His
SLIP (AA term)
Preeminence
The F word
4
Often erroneously believed to be an acronym.
The F word
Illegal
The F word
Bodily
The F word
Learning
Yahoo!
Still
Often erroneously believed to be an acronym.
Yahoo!
Additional
Actually chosen because Yahoo's founders liked
Yahoo!
Structured
the word's meaning of 'rude, unsophisticated, uncouth.'
Yahoo!
Meddlesome
Yahoo!
Prophet

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