Levels of Forcedness of Acronyms and Initialisms (LOFOAAI)

The acronym that doesn’t even sound like an acronym
LASER: Light Amplification by Simulated Emission of Radiation

Unfortunate
AIDS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

Descriptive
MADD: Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Sounds coincidental enough
ABBA: Agnetha Benny Björn Anni-Frid

Meta-acronym
CALIPSO: Cloud-Aerosol LIDAR and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations

Someone had to be bored
POKEMON: POK erythroid myeloid ontogenic factor

What is this I don’t even
ATLAS: A Toroidal LHC Apparatus

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One thought on “Levels of Forcedness of Acronyms and Initialisms (LOFOAAI)

  1. Another candidate: RING stands for Really Interesting New Gene

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