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Author Topic: Initials That Meant More Than They Realized  (Read 1923 times)

Arizona Hot

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Initials That Meant More Than They Realized
« on: September 10, 2012, 01:29 PM »
Did you know that the Microsoft “Critical Updated Notification Utility” was originally named the “Critical Update Notification Tool” (CUNT)? Comment from there: "Which makes me think the Microsoft one was intentional by some programmer prankster." by Presidential Fitness

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« Last Edit: September 10, 2012, 01:49 PM by Arizona Hot »

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Re: Initials That Meant More Than They Realized
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2012, 03:37 PM »
I heard that, back when genetic engineering was hot and every hastily-created new company had to have some element of "genetic" in its name, the Italian government wanted to set up a state one.  It was to have been called "Genitalia."

In similar vein, there's a story that when Idi Amin was megalomaniac dictator of Uganda, he hatched a plan to rename Uganda "Idiland."  Until some brave soul pointed out that people who live in Cyprus are called "Cypriots"...

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Re: Initials That Meant More Than They Realized
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2012, 04:53 PM »
^ sometimes I really wish there was a thumbs-up option here on dc ;D

Arizona Hot

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Re: Initials That Meant More Than They Realized
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2012, 10:44 AM »
^ sometimes I really wish there was a thumbs-up option here on dc ;D
Tomos: For rjbull or me?

Stoic Joker

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Re: Initials That Meant More Than They Realized
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2012, 10:49 AM »
^ sometimes I really wish there was a thumbs-up option here on dc ;D
Tomos: For rjbull or me?

hehe, I'll give you both one:

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Re: Initials That Meant More Than They Realized
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2012, 11:21 AM »
^ sometimes I really wish there was a thumbs-up option here on dc ;D

This one? 

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Re: Initials That Meant More Than They Realized
« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2012, 11:52 AM »
In reference to the picture in the original post, the World Taekwondo Federation should sue.