We use acronyms everyday and for the most part we don’t even know what they stand for. Here’s a list of commonly used acronyms and let us know if you knew it or not.
CVS: Consumer Value Stores
M&Ms: Mars & Murrie’s – the last names of the candy’s founders
PAM: Product of Arthur Meyerhoff
YAHOO: Yet Another Hierarchical Official Oracle
Your ZIP code: your Zone Improvement Plan code
TIME: “The International Magazine of Events”
IKEA: Ingvar Kamprad Elmtaryd Agunnaryd, the founder’s initials & his home town
GIF: Graphics Interchange Format
GEICO: Government Employees Insurance Company
NERF: Non Expandable Recreational Foam
SPAM: Shoulder of Pork & Ham
BMW: Bayerische Motoren Werke
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