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Posted By: Joe_F
05-Nov-09 - 06:32 PM
Thread Name: Funniest Acronyms of all time
Subject: RE: Funniest Acronyms of all time
In the days when railroads were important, every railroad acronym had its dysphemic reading -- e.g., DL&W for Delaware, Lackawanna & Western became Delay, Linger & Wait. Carl Sandburg has a catalog of them in one of his poems.