Abbreviations, Acronyms and Initialisms

last update: 17 May 2020


AIDS - Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
BASIC - Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
GIF - Graphics Interchange Format
LASER - Light Amplification by Stimulation Emission of Radiation
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
POTUS - President Of The United States
RADAR - RAdio Detection And Ranging
SCUBA - Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus
SIM - Subscriber Identification Module
TASER - Thomas A. Swift's Electric Rifle
ZIP - Zone Improvement Plan


A/C - Air Conditioning
AKA - Also Known As
ATM - Automated Teller Machine
BRB - Be Right Back
DNF - Did Not Find (or Did Not Finish)

DYKWIA - Do You Know Who I Am!
FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
FYI - For Your Information
HMWI - High Net Worth Individual
IANAL - I Am Not A Lawyer
IDK - I Don't Know
IMO - In My Opinion (IMHO - In My Humble Opinion)
IRL - In Real Life
LCD - Liquid Crystal Display
LED - Light Emitting Diode
NFL - National Football League
PDF - Please Don't Forget
SWMBO - She Who Must Be Obeyed
TMI - Too Much Information
UCLA - University for Caucasians Lost among Asians
UFO - Unidentified Flying Object
WFH - Working From Home