Do You Know Your Acronyms?

  • by Yoey
  • 9 Years ago
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The good folks at Mental Floss took the time to reveal the full names behind some of the world’s most commonly used letters.

BMW
Bavarian Motor Works

LL Bean
Leon Leonwood Bean

CVS
Consumer Value Stores

YKK
Yoshida Kōgyō Kabushikigaisha (Yoshida Manufacturing Corportation)

M&M’s
Mars & Murrie’s,

3M
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing

HSBC
Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation

JC Penny
James Cash Penny

Taser
Thomas A. Swift’s Electric Rifle

Did you know these?

Source: TheLifeFiles

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“Live good Drink good Eat good” Graduate of Dillard University majoring in Public Relations/Brand Imaging. A New Orleans Native but born in Memphis,TN. Was raised as a Air Force brat having lived before in Germany and visited frequently to countries like England and France. While living in Europe a love for fashion and all things extravagant became a lifestyle easy to embrace. Returning to New Orleans fashion still played a major role in life for him. Now partnering with long time friend Nick to create the chic cultural blog site Myhellofalife.com Yoey is focused more than ever on making his dreams a reality, while doing what he enjoys the most; enjoying a hell of a life.

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