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APRONYMS BY ANGELA BRETT

About Angela Brett

Angela has not had time to update this website recently, because she is also a mathematician by training, programmer by trade, physicist by association and writer by Sunday midnight. She would like to remind people that anyone who submits an acronym to this website may send a short blurb like this one to go on their page of acronyms.


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100% INVOLVINGI Need Vulnerability, Or Looming Violence Is Not Gainful. Angela Brett - this one came about because in response to her LOVING on the forums, Tony said '"..or 'Involving'" thus creating LOVING (2). Angela briefly expected to see an expansion for INVOLVING using the same words as the LOVING expansion. All this LOVING is beginning to make it seem like FORUM POST (2) is not far from the truth.
People & Relationships:Abuse
100% IOMEGAI Own Marvellous External Gigabyte Accessory. Angela Brett
Computers
Commerce:Companies
100% IONICInstead Of Neutral, It's Charged. Angela Brett
Science:Chemistry
100% IOWAIt's Out West America Angela Brett
Places:States & Regions
100% IPODIt's Portable, Omniuseful Disk Angela Brett, referring to Apple's 'iPod' mp3 player which doubles as a firewire hard disk.
Computers:Macintosh & Newton:Hardware
100% IPOD (2)I Paid - One Deposit Angela Brett, at 1a.m, after transferring some money to buy an Apple iPod. (Online banking should have safeguards in place to stop people from spending large amounts of money while they're half asleep!)
Computers:Macintosh & Newton:Hardware
100% IPOD (3)Impulse Purchase? Oh, Dear! Angela Brett, who did actually think for a while before buying an iPod, but it's still dear!
Computers:Macintosh & Newton:Hardware
100% IPOD (4)I[']m Patient (One Day!) Angela Brett, who ordered an iPod this morning and expects to receive it tomorrow.
Computers:Macintosh & Newton:Hardware
100% IPOD (5)Incredible Piece Of Design Angela Brett, a few hours after her iPod arrived.
Computers:Macintosh & Newton:Hardware
100% IPOD (6)Ideal; Play-On-Demand Angela Brett, in response to FM and AM (2)
Computers:Macintosh & Newton
100% IPOD (7)I'd Put One's Diapason Angela Brett, who assumes that eating an iPod would cause intestinal problems. (I have never heard the word diapason spoken, I hope it sounds similar enough to 'diapers on' to make this work.)
Computers:Do Not Eat
100% IPOD PHOTOIn Pictures Or Diapason, Person Has Obviously Taken Overdose Angela Brett
Computers:Do Not Eat
100% IPOD SHUFFLEIt Pains Our Digestive Systems Horribly. Unhealthy For Feeder's 'Low End' Angela Brett, on noticing that Apple's page on the new low-end iPod, the iPod Shuffle, bears the recommendation, 'Do not eat iPod shuffle.'
Computers:Do Not Eat
100% IQ SCOREIrrelevant(?) Questionnaire Shows Cleverness Or Retardation, Evidently. Angela Brett, who probably shouldn't criticise IQ tests since she has a particularly high IQ. They are relevant, I think, but there are some elements of cleverness they don't measure.
People & Relationships:Thoughts
100% IRAQ (2)It Riles America's Queen Angela Brett - by 'Queen' I mean president... when it comes to Q words, gender isn't important! (perhaps that's why QUEER starts with Q)
Places:Countries
100% IRENEI Rarely Expand Names <- Exception Angela Brett
Names:First names:Female
80% IRON (2)It's Ruined in One Night Angela Brett, referring to what is traditionally the iron (6th) wedding anniversary.
Time:Special Occasions:Wedding Anniversaries
100% IRON (3)I Respect Otherhalf Now. Angela Brett
Time:Special Occasions:Wedding Anniversaries
100% IRON (4)Initiate Reproduction, Or Never! Angela Brett
Time:Special Occasions:Wedding Anniversaries
100% IRON (5)Initial Romance Over Now Angela Brett
Time:Special Occasions:Wedding Anniversaries
100% IRON (6)Idly Reflect On Nuptials Angela Brett
Time:Special Occasions:Wedding Anniversaries
89% IRRATIONAL NUMBERSInteger Rearrangement Refuses to Attain These. Infinite, Orderless Numerals - And Limitless Notation - Usually Measures Boundaries Exactly. Rationals (are) Saner! Angela Brett
Science:Mathematics:Number sets
100% IS AInheritance Shown Articulately Angela Brett, when a C++ lecturer mentioned that the idea of inheritance in object oriented programming (and elsewhere) is based around the phrase 'is a'. e.g. 'A mouse is a mammal' or 'A mammal is a living creature'.
Computers:Programming
100% ISCHISAURUSIt Should Call Herrerasaurus Its Sister, Although Uncertain Relationship's Under Speculation Angela Brett (There is speculation that Ischisaurus may actually be the same genus as Herrerasaurus.)
Science:Biology:Animals:Dinosaurs
100% ISDNIt's So Darn Neat! Angela Brett
Re-expansions of existing acronyms
Computers:Internet
86% IS FICTITIOUS TWADDLEIt's So Funny I Can't Tell If Tittering Is Okay, Unless it's a Super-interesting Titter With Acronyms Dangling Delicately, Laughter Encouragingly. Angela Brett/Tony McCoy O'Grady
Laughter
100% ISOInitials Seem Off Angela Brett (ISO usually means International Organization for Standardization, so it seems as though its abbreviation should be IOS. However, ISO is not an acronym... as explained at http://www.iso.org/iso/en/aboutiso/introduction/index.html#three)
Words & Wordplay:Acronyms about Acronyms
100% ISO (2)Initials Swapped Over? Angela Brett (ISO usually means International Organization for Standardization, so it seems as though its abbreviation should be IOS. However, ISO is not an acronym... as explained at http://www.iso.org/iso/en/aboutiso/introduction/index.html#three)
Words & Wordplay:Acronyms about Acronyms
100% ISOMETRIESImages Simulate Originals, Mostly. Examples: Translations, Rotations Imitate Exact Shape Angela Brett. (An isometry is a plane transformation which preserves distances, and therefore shapes of figures.)
Science:Mathematics:Geometry
77% ISOMETRIES (2)Imitate Shapes of Originals, at Most Expressible as Three Reflections In Every Situation Angela Brett. (Every isometry can be expressed as a product of at most three reflections.)
Science:Mathematics:Geometry
100% ISP (2)It Starves, Profitless Angela Brett, as a modification of Jeff's ISP.
Re-expansions of existing acronyms
Computers:Internet
Commerce
100% ISP (5)It Shan't Prevail! Angela Brett, referring to Jeff's ISP
Re-expansions of existing acronyms
Commerce
100% ITCHIrritation That Craves Hurt Angela Brett, since we get rid of an itching sensation by scratching and making it hurt instead.
Science:Biology:Healthcare:Ailments
91% I THOUGHT SOIf (it's) Too Hard, One Uses Giant Hardback Thesaurus - Synonym Overload! Angela Brett, in response to OF COURSE
Words & Wordplay:Acronyms about Acronyms
100% ITS SO COOL!!If They Spam Several Other Communities Online, Others'll Look! Angela Brett, expanding the capitalised phrase (complete with bad punctuation) in the INSTANT FAME forum spam.
Communication:Acronyms Forums
100% IT'S THE ECONOMY, STUPIDI Think State's Taxing Heavily, Even Employers Cannot Offer New Offices. Maybe You Simply Think Unemployment Punishes Impious Denominations. Angela Brett
Religion
Commerce
90% I'VE FALLENIt's Very Embarrassing - Fumbled And Landed Legs-up, Exposing 'Nickers! Angela Brett
Assorted Phrases
100% IVORY (2)Intact Vows Of Respecting You Angela Brett, referring to what is traditionally the ivory (14th) wedding anniversary.
Time:Special Occasions:Wedding Anniversaries
100% I WANT MY MACInternational Web Access Not There - Mailing You May Also Cost. Angela Brett, when she was without her Mac and could only look at national websites on the university Macs.
Computers:Macintosh & Newton
100% I WANT MY MAC TOOIncoherent Windoze Applications Necessitate Training - Meanwhile Your Mac's Already Completed The Obvious Operations. Angela Brett
Computers:Macintosh & Newton
100% I WAS TIREDI Went And Said Things I Regret; Excuse Delivered. Angela Brett
Assorted Phrases
100% IWIIncreased Whanau, Ivory Angela Brett (Iwi means either 'tribe' or 'bone' in Maori, Whanau means 'family')
Science:Biology:Body Parts
People & Relationships:Family
Science:Linguistics:Maori Words
100% IZACI'm Zealous About Compactness Angela Brett - iZac is my Newton MessagePad 110, which works surprisingly well since it's only the second model in a long-discontinued series. iZac's web page is at http://acronyms.co.nz/angela/mac/iZac.html
Computers:Macintosh & Newton:Hardware:Angela's Apples
97% I ZEALOUSLY GRAB THE TITLE OF LAST I ACRONIMIn Zero Effort, Angela Lithely Overtakes (Undertakes? Since Lettering of Yesterday Gets Revealed Above Better Try) Honourable Expansion. This Is The Life... Everyone Obviously Forgot Lexicographic Acronym Sorting Treats 'I Act' Concoctions Regardless Of Nonalphanumerics & Interword Measures. Angela Brett, after the new 'dictionary sort' moved IVY from the last I position and opened the way for acronyms like this one to be the last. Previously the space would have caused this entry to be near the top of the list.
Words & Wordplay:Acronyms about Acronyms
100% JAGUARJust A General Upgrade, Albeit Remarkable Angela Brett (unwittingly inspired by JAGUAR (7)), referring to the well-publicised 'code name' of Mac OS X 10.2
Computers:Macintosh & Newton:Software
Names:Code Names:Apple
100% JAGUAR (2)Justifiably Apple's Greatest - Users Are Raving Angela Brett (see JAGUAR)
Computers:Macintosh & Newton:Software
Names:Code Names:Apple
100% JAGUAR (3)Just Add Great Users, And Relax. Angela Brett (see JAGUAR)
Computers:Macintosh & Newton:Software
Names:Code Names:Apple
100% JAGUAR (4)Jobs Announced GPU Utilisation And Rendezvous Angela Brett (see JAGUAR)
Computers:Macintosh & Newton:Software
Names:Code Names:Apple
100% JAGUAR (5)Just About Godlike... Unbelievers Are Reconsidering Steve Keate and Angela Brett
Computers:Macintosh & Newton:Software
Names:Code Names:Apple
100% JAGUAR (6)Joins Aqua GUI, Unix, And Reality Angela Brett and Rob Rix (reality as in, not vapourware)
Computers:Macintosh & Newton:Software
Names:Code Names:Apple
100% JANEINJust A No Expressed In Negative Angela Brett, in response to SICNON (Ja is the opposite/negative of No, while Nein is negative to start with!)
Communication:Yesses And Noes
100% JANETJust Another Name... Expand This! Angela Brett, expanding another name which means nothing to me from the unsuccessful searches list. I tried leaving it to somebody who knows a Janet but none appeared.
Names:First names:Female
100% JANITORIALJust A Nitwit In Tattered Overalls, Responsibility Is Airport Lavatory Angela Brett, who doesn't really think that lowly of janitors, and hopes somebody doing janitorial work will respond with a more positive expansion.
People & Relationships:The Workforce:Occupations
100% JAPAN (2)Justifiably, Apple's Popular Around Nippon. Angela Brett
Places:Countries
100% JAREDJewelry's A Really Expensive Delight Angela Brett, who went to http://jared.com hoping for inspiration for this expansion, and found a jewellery store.
Commerce:Companies
Household Objects:Clothing:Jewellery & Accessories
100% JEALOUSJustly Envious About Loved One Undressing Someone Steve Keate and Angela Brett
People & Relationships:Emotions
100% JEANNEJah Endows... As Numerous Names Express! Angela Brett - Jeanne, like hundreds of other names, comes from 'John' which means 'God is gracious' or 'Gift of God'
Names:First names:Female
100% JEEPERS CREEPERS'Jesus!' Euphemism; Expressing Perturbation Except Removing Sacrilegious Christ Reference. Everyone Except Pagans Exigently Respects Saviour. Angela Brett, thinking that the expression 'jeepers creepers' probably came about as a replacement for 'Jesus Christ!'
Assorted Phrases
Religion
100% JEERINGJudging Everyone Externally Reinforces Ignorance - Never Generalise Angela Brett
Assorted Verbs
People & Relationships:Insults
100% JELLYJuice, Except Less Liquid. Yum! Angela Brett
Food & Drink
100% JEREMYJewish Equivalent Really Exhausts Mouth -- Yirmeyahu Angela Brett (Jeremy comes from a Hebrew name Yirmeyahu.)
Names:First names:Male
100% JOBSJanitors Outdo Bigwig's Salary! Angela Brett - Steve Jobs only gets paid $1 a year for being iCEO of Apple.
Computers:Macintosh & Newton
Names:Famous people
100% JOKEJest - Only Kidding, Eh. Angela Brett
Laughter
100% JOLLYJunket: Office Looked Lonely Yesterday Tony McCoy O'Grady and Angela Brett. "Jolly" is a slang term for a pleasure-trip, something like a semi-official business trip.
People & Relationships:The Workforce
100% JONATHANJust One Name, Around Two Hundred Alternative Notations Angela Brett (there are several spellings of Jonathan, and seemingly hundreds of other names from the same root as John)
Names:First names:Male
90% JOYBUTTONJust One, Yet... Because Usually Two Takes Over a Nanosecond. Angela Brett, because the aforementioned acronymist wanted the name to be acronymised twice in exchange for the two acronyms contributed.
Names:Acronymists
100% JOYBUTTON (2)Jollity: On. You'd Be Unwilling To Try 'Off' Now. Angela Brett, toying with the possibility of a joy button which toggles joy on and off.
Words & Wordplay:Made Up Words
Names:Acronymists
100% JUDGEJustice Usually Done, Given Equity. Angela Brett
People & Relationships:Law & Order:Occupations
100% JUDGES (2)Jury Unanimously Decided Guilt; Enter Sentence. Angela Brett
People & Relationships:Law & Order:Occupations
100% JUICE (2)Juveniles Usefully Ingest Citrus Extract Tony McCoy O'Grady and Angela Brett
Food & Drink:Drinks
100% JULES (3)Jesus Uses Lively Evangelical Singer Angela Brett
Entertainment:Music:Artists
80% JUMPJolt of Unrestrained Mac Power Angela Brett, describing what would be needed to turn KEYBOARD off or on (the power keys are on the soles of his feet, but aren't activated by normal walking.)
MacGirl & KeyBoard
100% JUMP IN A LAKEJust Use Mother's Personal Identification Number, And Lunch At Kin's Expense! Angela Brett, while thinking about the SHOVE OFF challenge... although this one doesn't quite fit it.
Words & Wordplay:Rudeness:Rude Advertising Slogans
100% JUMP OUT OF A PLANE!Jolted Upwards... My Parachute's Opened Up! Thrill Of Freefall Abated, Pleasantly Lowering Adrenalin Nearing Earth. Angela Brett
Sports & Recreation:Parachuting
100% JUNCTIONJumbled Underground Network Comes Together Into One Nexus Angela Brett
Places
Transport:Trains
100% JURYJudge: Unanimous? Representative: Yes. Angela Brett
People & Relationships:Law & Order
88% JUSTICEJoin the United States - They Incarcerate Criminal Evildoers Angela Brett, with a rose-tinted view of JUSTICE (the AMERICAN WAY.) It isn't really true. After all, they didn't incarcerate Bill G*t*s.
People & Relationships:Law & Order
100% KA (2)Kurvaceous Automobile Angela Brett
Transport:Car Makes & Models
100% KAIMANAWAKnocking Around In Mountains Are Nomads And Wild Animals Angela Brett, referring to the mountain range in NEW ZEALAND
Places
100% KARINKatharos (Athenian) Rarely Impure Name Angela Brett (According to my dictionary, the name Karin and many similar names are 'of uncertain origin, later assimilated to katharos, pure.')
Names:First names:Female
83% KARMAKill, And Revenge Mars (your) Afterlife! Angela Brett
Religion
100% KAYAKKeeps Away Yachties... Absent Keel! Angela Brett
Transport
100% KAZIKeenly Avoid Zipping Intimates! Angela Brett
Places:Buildings:The 'Little Room'
100% KEEP IT SIMPLE, STUPID!Kindly Extract Essentials, Pass Intricacies To Specialists. It Makes People Lose Enthusiasm, Struggling To Understand Perplexing, Insignificant Details. Angela Brett
People & Relationships:Advice
100% KERPOWKick Endangering Rude Parts Of Wrongdoer Angela Brett
MacGirl & KeyBoard
Assorted Nouns:Noises
100% KEWLKids Experiment With Language Angela Brett
Words & Wordplay:Made Up Words
100% KEYBOARD (2)Keys Enter Your Bowel Only After Ruining Duodenum. Angela Brett and Steve Keate (see DONGLE (3))
Computers:Do Not Eat
100% KEY LIMEKeep Everything You Love In Macintosh Environment Angela Brett, who has a Key Lime IBOOK
Computers:Macintosh & Newton:Hardware
100% KEYNOTEKept Easy... You've No Overhead To Exhibit Angela Brett -- With Keynote, you don't need an old-fashioned overhead projector and slides, so there is less overhead in setting up a presentation.
Computers:Macintosh & Newton:Software:Applications
Communication:Presentations
80% KEYSKeep Everything of Yours Secure Angela Brett
Household Objects
80% KEYS (2)Keep External [to] Your Stomach! Angela Brett
Computers:Do Not Eat
100% KFCKnown For Calories Angela Brett
Re-expansions of existing acronyms
Food & Drink:Food Outlets
100% KIDS (2)Keep It Down - Sshhh! Angela Brett
People & Relationships:Family
100% KILLARNEYKeep It Like Left Alone, Renewing Naturally Every Year Angela Brett, who went to Killarney National Park, Ontario, with the Rixes.
Places
100% KILOBYTESKeyboard Informs Logicboard Of Blurb You Type - Easily Stored! Angela Brett
Computers
100% KILTERKeep In Line, Then Everything's Right. Angela Brett
Assorted Nouns
100% KINDKeeps Initiating Neighbourly Deeds Angela Brett
People & Relationships:Personality Traits
100% KINDERGARTEN LITERACY PARENT WORKSHOPKids, If Needled, Don't Enjoy Reading. Get Avid Readers To Evolve Naturally, Learning In Their Excitement. Remove Additional 'Classes' - Young People Always Read Eventually, Not Through Worry Or Rapacious Kindergarten Supremacy Hopes Of Parents. Angela Brett
Education
100% KISSKinkiness Is Sharing Saliva. Angela Brett
People & Relationships:Love & Lust
100% KITHKindness In Their Hearts Angela Brett
People & Relationships:Family
100% KIWIKiwi Irish With Interest Angela Brett, after Tony complained that calling the duo half Irish, half Kiwi would seem like a half measure
People & Relationships:Nationalities & Races
78% KIWIANAKids In Waikaremoana Identify (with) Articles Native to Aotearoa. Angela Brett - Kiwiana means things unique to the New Zealand culture (like Americana to America?) Waikaremoana is a randomly chosen place in NZ... I wasn't really cheating with that W because most place names here begin with 'Wai,' and Aotearoa is the Maori word for New Zealand.
People & Relationships:Nationalities & Races
100% KLINGONKnowing 'Language' Is Notably Geeky (Or Nerdy) Angela Brett
Science:Linguistics
Art & Literature:Fictional Characters:Star Trek
100% KMACKlondike Makes Addicts Clickclickclickclick... Angela Brett, who explains: My first Mac, a PowerBook 145B, was named kMac late in its life because after I got my POWERBOOK 1400CS (named DIFFERENT THOUGHT) my mother played over 30,000 games of Klondike on the 145B. I can always tell when she's playing Klondike because of all the frenzied double-clicking. kMac's homepage is at http://acronyms.co.nz/angela/mac/kMac.html
Computers:Macintosh & Newton:Hardware:Angela's Apples
100% KNEECAPKicks Need Energy Enhancement Created At Patella. Angela Brett
Science:Biology:Body Parts
100% KNITTINGKnowledgeable Needler Interlocks Talent, Takes Initiative, Negotiates Garments Jan Morgan and Angela Brett
Sports & Recreation
100% KNOT (2)Keeps Navigators On Target Angela Brett
Science:Mathematics:Measurement
100% KRISTENKid's Religion Is Shown To Everyone Now Angela Brett (the name Kristen comes from Christiana or Christian.)
Names:First names:Female
100% KRITOSAURUSKnown Remains Indicate That Old Saurian Ate Undergrowth/Umbrage Rising Up Sunward Angela Brett -- I'm not sure whether a kritosaurus would be more able to eat undergrowth or umbrage, but as a herbivore it's sure to eat one or the other.
Science:Biology:Animals:Dinosaurs
100% KUWAIT (2)Keeps Up With Advances In Technology Angela Brett, who works for a dental software company which is expanding into Kuwait.
Computers
Places:Countries
100% KUWAIT (3)Keeps Up With Acology Information Technology Angela Brett (see KUWAIT (2))
Computers
Places:Countries
100% KYLAKeep Your Legs Apart Angela Brett (deciding to do a Rico-like name expansion)
Names:First names:Female
100% KYMOGRAPHKilohertz You May Observe Graphically, Record Actual Phonemes, Hopefully. Angela Brett, hoping to get the last K entry.
Science:Physics
100% LALittlest Aria Angela Brett
Entertainment:Music
100% LAAGER (2)Lazy Alcoholic's Articulation, Groaning Epithesis Represented? Angela Brett
Food & Drink:Drinks:Alcoholic
100% LACELovers Are Copulating Excessively Angela Brett, referring to what is traditionally the lace (13th) wedding anniversary.
Time:Special Occasions:Wedding Anniversaries
100% LAMBLittle Animal Might Baa Angela Brett, who saw lots of lambs on her bus trips from Auckland to Palmerston North and back.
Science:Biology:Animals
100% LAMBSLittlies Adore Most Baby Sheep Angela Brett
Science:Biology:Animals
100% LAMPLuminous Apple Macintosh Phosphors Angela Brett, after she was given a 512k Mac whose disk drive wasn't connected, so all it does is show the disk icon with a flashing question mark - Steve suggested it could be used as a lamp.
Computers:Macintosh & Newton
89% LANGUAGELinguists Assay New Generalisations of Utterances And Graphical Expression. Angela Brett
Science:Linguistics
100% LAPRASLugs A Passenger Relentlessly Around Sea Angela Brett (Lapras is Pokemon #131)
Computers:Games:Game Characters:Pokemon
100% LAPTOPLaughingly, Apple's P1 Totally Outperforms P2 Angela Brett, referring to Apple's yet-to-be released consumer portable (codenamed p1) which will surely be a G3 and therefore faster than a Pentium 2.
Computers:Macintosh & Newton:Hardware
100% LAPTOP (3)Luckiest Are People That Operate PowerBooks Angela Brett
Computers:Macintosh & Newton:Hardware
100% LAPTOP (4)Linux And Portables - There's Often Problems. Angela Brett (I know a few people who've had Linux laptops and they seem to have problems with the power management.)
Computers:Linux
100% LARDWARELeft Alone, Rebelling Dieters Will Absorb Recyclable Electronics. Angela Brett, thinking that if computer parts really were edible, they might be called lardware.
Computers:Do Not Eat
100% LARGE HADRON COLLIDERLeptons Aren't Really Good Enough, Hadronic Action Duly Reveals Our Notions Correct (Or Lacking) Looking Into Denser Energy Realms Angela Brett -- the Large Hadron Collider is the replacement for the LEP (Large Electron Positron collider) at CERN. It will be turned on in 2007 and, by colliding hadrons rather than the lighter LEPTONS, should reveal how particles react at higher energies.
Science:Physics
100% LASAGNE (2)Like Anything, Seldom Any Garfield's Not Eaten. Angela Brett (Lasagne is the cartoon cat Garfield's favourite food.)
Food & Drink
Art & Literature:Fictional Characters
100% LAST MESSAGE (2)Lately Angela's Slow To Make Expansions, Since She's A Good Employee. Angela Brett
Communication:Acronyms Forums
100% LAUGHING MY ASS OFFLaunching An Unprecedented Guffaw... Help! I've No Gluteus Maximus! Yes, A Sure Sign Of Fatuous Fun Angela Brett
Laughter
100% LAUGHING OUT LOUDLittle Acronym's Unknownness Gave Happy Irishman Nonplussed. Got Opportunity Ultimately To Learn Of Unique Definition Tony McCoy O'Grady pays homage to what started the apronyms project. It all began when Angela Brett wrote 'LOL' in response to some witticism he had written. Tony, being new to the web, had never come across this before and asked for illumination. From this sprung an unending flow of (occasionally?) funny items.
Laughter
100% LAWLevelled Against Wrongdoing Angela Brett
People & Relationships:Law & Order
100% LAWFUL CONDUCTLove And War: Fair Until Lawyers Come, Openly Nicking Dollars Using Clever Tricks Angela Brett
People & Relationships:Law & Order
100% LAWYER (2)Lopes Away With Your Expensive Retainer Angela Brett
People & Relationships:Law & Order:Occupations
100% LAWYER (3)Lying Attorneys Win You Extra Rewards. Angela Brett
People & Relationships:Law & Order:Occupations
100% LAWYERS (2)Litigation About Winning You Election... Recounts Significant. Angela Brett, after the USA elections in 2000.
Politics
People & Relationships:Law & Order:Occupations
89% LAZINESSLacking Any Zeal, Idly Napping or Entering Sleepy State. Angela Brett
People & Relationships:Personality Traits
80% LAZY HATSLovely And Zany - Your Headgear is Always Tacky and Shoddy. Angela Brett, when Tony mentioned he was wearing his 'lazy bastard' hat. When asked to describe it, he replied, "It was a beautiful hat when I came across it, but after years of neglect (due to laziness) it is probably a real mess by now, I don't know. When I'm wearing it, I'm too lazy to look at myself in the mirror."
Household Objects:Clothing
100% LCBOLarge Canadian Booze Outlet/Organization Angela Brett (LCBO usually stands for Liquor Control Board Ontario)
Re-expansions of existing acronyms
Food & Drink:Drinks:Alcoholic
80% LEAFLight Engenders Aliment for Flowers. Angela Brett
Science:Biology:Plants
100% LEAF (2)'Lungs' Each Autumn Fall. Angela Brett
Science:Biology:Plants
100% LEARNLose Educators - Autonomously Read Notes. Angela Brett
Education
100% LEATHERLove Endured Annus Three, Hardly Experiencing Regret. Angela Brett, referring to what is traditionally the leather (3rd) wedding anniversary.
Time:Special Occasions:Wedding Anniversaries
100% LEGALLoopholes Exploited, Getting Around Laws Angela Brett and Steve Keate
People & Relationships:Law & Order
70% LEIBNIZLoved Equations - Invented Brilliant Notation for Increments of Zero-ish. Angela Brett
Science:Mathematics:Mathematicians
100% LENSLight Experiences New Shaping Angela Brett
Science:Biology:Body Parts
Science:Physics
100% LEPTONLike Electron, Positron, Tau Or Neutrino Angela Brett
Science:Physics:Particles
100% LEPTONSLight Elementary Particles, They Orbit Neutrons Sometimes. Angela Brett
Science:Physics:Particles

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