Unfortunate Acronyms…

by Nathan Hamm on 4/2/2007 · 2 comments

… breed unfortunate headlines: SCO RATS held its ninth meeting

Considering that it comes from UzA, one could easily believe for a moment that they merely got the verb wrong…

In totally unrelated news, but also from UzA, the latest gripping read made up of Islam Karimov press appearances, newspaper clippings, expert opinions, and letters to the president from foreign officials about the age of wonders that has been ushered in by Karimov has finally been published.


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Lyndon April 3, 2007 at 8:38 am

[gratuitous comment so that Nathan can check comment functionality]

I am planning a brief post about a couple of other unfortunate abbreviations – GLONASS and Moldcell.

Lyndon April 3, 2007 at 8:48 am

[another test comment]

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