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Madness TLAs

what is it with bloomin three letter abbreviations!!?? i thought that the previous thread about going forward was bad, but now i have just been hit with a tirade of TLAs by one of my co workers. can't people say what they mean anymore??!!
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we have JDI at work, which stands for Just Do It. if you read them out they take pretty much the same time to say! i thought abbriviations were for long drawn out sayings.
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At work we have the AWS, the ATP, the DRA. Not forgettign the DSD, of course. I drive the HST and work for FGW (HSS, not LTV). Sometimes I talk on the NRN, but it's better to use the SPT. Occasionally I talk to guys from DRS or EWS.

And we also have TPWS, but that's four letters, so not in the remit of this thread
 
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............. can't people say what they mean anymore??!!
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which then became IWIKH2 ]
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HST, sorry but you are wrong!

TPWS is allowed, even though it is a TLA, it is actully an ETLA (extended TLA!) which is , technically speaking an FLA but clearly FLA does not work as it is only three letters. Hence ETLA!
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FYI TLA are a LOB
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Where I used to work there was an intranet dictionary containing about 1200 TLAs. Could never understand every sentence. Some are amusing though, we had ARs which were action required and BUMs which were business update meetings. You could say 'I was given 4 ARs from this mornings BUM' and not get told off!
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found an interesting ETLA - Cannot Understand Normal Thinking! can't write the short version for obvious reasons!!
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TLA = OTT IMO

edit: Why when I post with just capital letters do they all get changed to lower case?
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found an interesting ETLA - Cannot Understand Normal Thinking! can't write the short version for obvious reasons!!


Can't wait to do some meeting minutes!
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why would i try not frying duck??? they make no sense
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The round but the fight
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