Written by:2009/03/28 09:31 AM
Acronymns make it easier for us to remember things. I remember in school, when studying, I would try and make important points into acronyms to remember them. South Africa like their acronyms. They will find weird acronyms for every organisation, process or idea. The IT and computer industry is not without their fair share of acronyms. Here is a list of acronyms from the IT industry in a way you might not have read before.
CD-ROM: Consumer Device, Rendered Obsolete in MonthsPCMCIA: People Can’t Memorize Computer Industry AcronymsISDN: It Still Does NothingSCSI: System Can’t See ItMIPS: Meaningless Indication of Processor SpeedDOS: Defunct Operating SystemWINDOWS: Will Install Needless Data On Whole SystemOS/2: Obsolete Soon, TooPnP: Plug and PrayAPPLE: Arrogance Produces Profit-Losing EntityIBM: I Blame MicrosoftMICROSOFT: Most Intelligent Customers Realize Our Software Only Fools TeenagersCOBOL: Completely Obsolete Business Oriented LanguageLISP: Lots of Insipid and Stupid ParenthesesMACINTOSH: Most Applications Crash; If Not, The Operating System HangsAAAAA: American Association Against Acronym Abuse.WYSIWYMGIYRRLAAGW: What You See Is What You Might Get If You’re Really Really Lucky And All Goes Well. DEC: Dump Everything and Close HP: Hot PursuitMAC: Most Absurd ComputerPENTIUM: Produces Erroneous Numbers Through Incorrect Understanding of Mathematics
WWW: World Wide WaitVISTA: Very Inconsistent System Try AnotherXP: eXeptionaly Poor
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