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56 Acronyms and Initialisms – mental_floss on YouTube (Ep.7)

Initialisms and acronyms are a gwtsalwualol (Great way to say a lot without using a lot of letters).

A weekly show hosted by John Green, where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John sorts through a number of acronyms and initialisms such as M&M’s, SCUBA, and the USA PATRIOT act.

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Artist acknowledgements for this episode:

XBOX textile artwork by Danica Johnson, http://dft.ba/-SaysDanica

Circus Sideshow Nesting Dolls, Gravlax, http://dft.ba/-Gravlax
8 bit perler bouquets, Geekapalooza, http://dft.ba/-Geekapalooza
Doctor Who (9, 10 & 11), Hank & John, Sherlock & Watson wooden dolls, by Kimmy Fiorentino, http://dft.ba/-maddasahatterr

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