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Old 12-24-2011, 10:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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WTF does NORAD stand for

Cannot find wtf it means. I know what it is but the letters do not fit NORAD


North American Aerospace Defense Command

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Old 12-24-2011, 10:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
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NORth American aerospace Defense command.
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Old 12-24-2011, 10:08 PM   #3 (permalink)
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it's an acronym, not an initialism.
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Old 12-24-2011, 10:10 PM   #4 (permalink)
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norad










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Old 12-24-2011, 10:17 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Doesn't matter what it stands for.

They were the last agency (if you want to call it that) that still had a pristine reputation, so they are now being used to pin dodgy actions overseas to make them seem legit in the media.


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it's an acronym, not an initialism.
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to be fair, many people confuse acronyms and initialisms. i found myself to be guilty of it a few times.
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I think it's something like a GONAD.
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to be fair, many people confuse acronyms and initialisms. i found myself to be guilty of it a few times.
I always hate when ASAP is pronounced as an initialism, instead of an acronym.

Especially in military themed movies/tv shows. In 20 years, I never heard it spoke A S A P.
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I always hate when ASAP is pronounced as an initialism, instead of an acronym.

Especially in military themed movies/tv shows. In 20 years, I never heard it spoke A S A P.

Prolly because only those who know what it stands for, would actually say it that way.


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I always hate when ASAP is pronounced as an initialism, instead of an acronym.

Especially in military themed movies/tv shows. In 20 years, I never heard it spoke A S A P.
Not even the scientists in "Half Baked"?
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Old 12-24-2011, 11:45 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Prolly because only those who know what it stands for, would actually say it that way.


That leaves you out.
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Not even the scientists in "Half Baked"?
Half Baked is a military movie? Never saw it.
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That leaves you out.
Fawk, way to turn me out, asshole. Now all the cool kids who know what's on sale at Walmart will shun me.
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Fawk, way to turn me out, asshole. Now all the cool kids who know what's on sale at Walmart will shun me.
Now? Something changed?
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Now? Something changed?
I suppose not. Let me know of any good sales, JIC.
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I suppose not. Let me know of any good sales, JIC.
KTA Superstore in Kona has old school mochi for $2.89.
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