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100% A B CEES OF LIFE!Apronymists Bravely Create Expansions, Enthusiastically Submit, Opportune Finds, Learned Innovatively. Fact: Expansion! Charles H. Montgomery, Jr.
82% ACROBLOCKAnomalous Condition Resulting (in) Outrageous, Blinding Loss Of Creative Know-how Melanie Merswolke
88% ACRONIMAmerican Committee for Repression Of Nonsensical Institutional Monograms Peter W. Sloss, who explains: ACRONIM was founded in 1979 six weeks after my business cards had been printed and my government agency then went through not one but two close-spaced name changes.
88% ACRONYMAbbreviated Craziness - Reading it Obviously Numbs Your Mind Angela Brett
88% ACRONYM (2)Abbreviated Craziness - Reduction Of Noise in Your Message Angela Brett
100% ACRONYM (3)Apple Computers Rather Obviously Need Your Money Tony McCoy O'Grady
Computers:Macintosh & Newton
88% ACRONYM (4)Apple Computers React Outrageously with New Young Minds Tony McCoy O'Grady
Computers:Macintosh & Newton
100% ACRONYM (5)All Concealed, Revealed Only Now You Meditate Gavin Lambert
100% ACRONYM (6)Abbreviated Coded Rendition Of Name Yielding Meaning Acronymous Anonymous
100% ACRONYM (7)A Condensed Representation Outlining Neatly Your Meaning Angela Brett and Tony McCoy O'Grady
100% ACRONYM (8)Amazing, Cacophonous Riot Of Nonsensical Yokel's Mutterings Glenn Byers
100% ACRONYM (9)Almost Concealed. Remnant Only Nudges Your Memory. Charles H. Montgomery, Jr. Inspired by Gavin's ACRONYM (5)
88% ACRONYM (10)A Convenient Reduction Of Names You can Memorize Robert Anonymous and Alex Waterston, created during a very boring theater class
100% ACRONYMANIAA Crazed Response Or Neurosis You May Acquire, Naturally, Inventing Acronyms Tony McCoy O'Grady
100% ACRONYMANIACAlphabetically Creative Ranter's Overactive Noodle Yields Many Acronymic Niceties. It's Absolutely Crazy! Angela Brett
100% ACRONYM CHECKERAngela's Cocoa Resource, Only Not Yet Made Complete. Has Extra Capabilites (Keenly Expected) Reserved Tony McCoy O'Grady (see
Computers:Macintosh & Newton:Software:Applications
100% ACRONYM CHECKER (2)Angela's Cocoa Resource (Obviously Not Yet Made Correctly) Helps Everyone Count & Keep Expansions Right Tony McCoy O'Grady - cheekily suggesting that he has minor quibbles with Angela's creation.
Computers:Macintosh & Newton:Software:Applications
100% ACRONYMISEAnyone Can Rejuvenate Old Nuances. You Must Investigate Synonyms Extensively. Angela Brett
92% ACRONYMISTSAll Crazy, Raunchy, Oxygen-blowing Nutters Yip Madly In Some Terrible Situations. Jeff Anonymous, who is perhaps alluding to the WTC and similar acronyms...or maybe he just expanded ACRONYMISTS at 10:40 PM.
100% ACRONYMISTS' BLOCKAfter Creativity Runs Off Needlessly, Your Mind Is Stuck. Take Some Books & Look Over Complex Knowledge. Tony McCoy O'Grady, saying 'To cure you of the dreaded Acronymists Block, I suggest that you get out your Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia and browse at random until inpsiration strikes....'
94% ACRONYMISTS' BLOCK (2)Acronym Creation Rundown. Overall, Nasty. Yikes. May I Suggest, "Terrible Sickness, Bad Like Obesity."? Christ, [it] Kills! Jeff Anonymous
100% ACRONYM MACHINEAngela's Cerebum Routinely Outputs New (Yes, Maybe Magnificent) Acronyms. Creative Helper Is Not Electronic! Angela Brett, when she tried to expand YOU DON'T WANT TO PANIC and ended up with YOU DON'T WANT TO DRINK THAT, and said that the acronym machine was malfunctioning. You can see pictures of the acronym machine at
80% ACRONYMSA Casual Round-up Of Novelties in Your Message System. Tony McCoy O'Grady
100% ACRONYMS (2)A Crazy Roundup Of Nonsense You Must See Edwin Hermann
100% ACRONYMS (3)All Clever Rephrasings Of Notions, You Might Say. Angela Brett
100% ACRONYMS (4)Adroitly Created Representations Of Notions, You Might Say. PiMaster, as a modification of ACRONYMS (3)
100% ACRONYMS (5)A Causal Relationship Over Nonsensical Yabbering? Maybe So! Angela Brett
100% ACRONYMS (6)Abundant Crazy Ramblings, Openly Nice, Yippee! My Stars! Jeff Anonymous
100% ACRONYMS (7)Angela Can Reject Obvious Nonsense... You Make Sense! Angela Brett
100% ACRONYMS (8)A Cunning Rogue Offers Novel Yet Mirthful Spellings Tony McCoy O'Grady
89% ACRONYMS (9)A Comedic Range Of Nutty, Yet Meaningful, Spellings-out Tony McCoy O'Grady
100% ACRONYMS (10)Artistically Created 'Rrangements Of Nifty, Yet Mirthful Stuff Tony McCoy O'Grady
100% ACRONYMS (11)Anyone Can Read Our Not-Yet-Mad Scribblings Tony McCoy O'Grady
100% ACRONYMS (12)A Collection, Realistically, Of Nutters. Youthful? Maybe So! Jeff Anonymous
100% ACRONYMS (13)Any Contributors Really Ought Never Yell, 'Me Sane!' Angela Brett
100% ACRONYMS (14)Absolutely Cuckoo -- Requirement Of Next Year's Morpheme-Splitters. Angela Brett
100% ACRONYMS (15)Alphabetically Challenged? Ready Or Not, You're Making Some. Angela Brett
100% ACRONYMS (16)Alphabet Casserole Rounds Off Nicely Your Metaphorical Supper. Angela Brett
100% ACRONYMS (17)Alternative Corny Readings Or Names You Must Submit Carl Brett
100% ACRONYMS (18)Any Casual Remark Or Name You May Shorten Angela Brett - this describes acronyms in general, but this stack/website is not about just any phrase you turn into an acronym... the acronym comes first, and then you think up an expansion to go with it.
100% ACRONYMS (19)Anyone Could Recite Oblivious Nonsense... You Make Sense! the little banner dude...
100% ACRONYMS (20)Anyone Can Receive Our Newsletter, You May Subscribe Tony McCoy O'Grady (subscribe to THE ACRONYM TIMES by sending an email to and saying you want to subscribe. Voluntary subscription fee is one acronym per month.)
100% ACRONYMS (21)Alphabetically Collated Record Of Nutty, Yet Meaningful, 'Spansions Tony McCoy O'Grady
100% ACRONYMS TO USE IN CHAT ROOMSA Casual Remark On Net You Must Shorten... They're Often Untrue Statements, Exaggerated - IRCers Not Chuckling Heartily, Although Typing 'ROFL' Or Other Meaningless Sequence. Angela Brett
86% ADDICTAcronym Developer Discovers Inability to Control Thoughts. Tony McCoy O'Grady, when Angela suggested that he was addicted to creating acronyms.
100% ADDICT (2)Acronym Developer Discovers Incessant Creation Tendancy Tony McCoy O'Grady
100% A LIFEAcronyms Live In Fame Evermore! Angela Brett, when Patricia asked Tony, 'Do these excellent acronyms just roll off the keyboard or do you not have a life?'
100% ALMOST ANYTHINGA Laughing Macintosh Owner Sometimes Thinks About Nothing. Yes, Tony's Humour Is Nearly Godlike. Tony McCoy O'Grady, when, after boasting 'Told you I could do almost anything!' was challenged to do ALMOST ANYTHING.
80% ALPHABET SOUP[Person 1] "A Letter, Please!" [Person 2] "Have A Broth." [Person 3] "Excuse That Suggestion... Obviously Utterer's Plastered" Angela Brett
100% ANGELA (8)Am Not Gunna Expand Lame Acronyms PiMaster, after he typed 'ANGELA!' and Angela said he should acronymise anything in capitals.
Names:First names:Female
82% ANYONE INSPIRED?[Tony] "Angela, Now You Only Need Everyone's Input?" [Angela] "Nobody's Spared Participation!" [Jeff] "I'll Readily Essay Dialogues." Tony McCoy O'Grady, when Angela asked 'Anyone inspired?' after suggesting we try more DIALOGUE STYLE ACRONYMS like ALPHABET SOUP.
100% APRONYMA Petite Reminder (Openers Notation) Yields Mnemonic Angela Brett (see APRONYMS)
Words & Wordplay:Made Up Words
100% APRONYM!Acronym's Peak! Representation Organic, Novel, Yare, Mirthful! Charles H. Montgomery, Jr. Y was the hardest! Fortunately, Y is has only pages 1365-1370 in Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (Tenth Edition.) So, I learned YARE! THANK YOU, Tony McCoy O'Grady, Angela Brett & all the rest of APRONYMANIACSVILLE! The only times I have learned more is when I have made original math discoveries.
100% APRONYM (2)A Playful Reduction Of Notation Yields Miniature Angela Brett, although this doesn't convey very well that the 'miniature' is supposed to mean the same thing as the original. (see APRONYMS)
Words & Wordplay:Made Up Words
100% APRONYM (3)Alphabet Produces Recognizable Ordering: Namely Your Meaning! Charles H. Montgomery, Jr. Yesterday I heard a radio interviewer use the phrase "alphabetic codes" as he decoded the ABBREVIATION of the guest (a HEALTH EXPERT.) So, the ACRO/APRO/MANIA in me immediately recognized that some variation of "ALPHABETIC CODES" would be a PERFECT START FOR APRONYMIZING "ACRONYM"!
100% APRONYM (4)Alphabet Produces Recognizable Ordering: Namely Your Message! Charles H. Montgomery, Jr. as a variation on APRONYM (3)
100% APRONYM (5)Acceptable Pursuit Requiring Only Nimble Youthful Minds? Chris Kjelgaard
100% APRONYM (6)Attention! Please Remit Only Non-Yukky Meanings Chris Kjelgaard
100% APRONYM (7)After Play, Remain Online, Note Your Mail Chris Kjelgaard
100% APRONYM (8)Abbreviating Phrases Relaxes - Outdoes Natural Yogic Meditation! Chris Kjelgaard
100% APRONYM (9)After Perusing Rules Online, Now You're Miserable Chris Kjelgaard
100% APRONYM (10)Affable People Refuse - Only Non-Yielders Manage! Chris Kjelgaard
100% APRONYM (11)Associated Phrase Relates, Odd Nonsense, Yet Meaningful Tony Moore
100% APRONYMISMAddressing Prior Requisite Omniscience, "Not Your Median" Is Smart-Mouthed. Rob Rix (see APRONYMS (14))
100% APRONYMISTSAdmitted Punsters. Rarely Observed Newness, Yet Maturity. Innovative Sages. Truth Seekers. Charles H. Montgomery, Jr.
100% APRONYMSAcronyms' Particular Relevancy Often Notify Your Meaning Strongly Tony McCoy O'Grady. Following a request for a word to apply to a 'meaningful acronym' I offered Aptonym - but there were objections to this. So I went further and suggested Apronym, as a conflation of the French 'a propos' and acronym, and also offering overtones of 'appropiate'.
Words & Wordplay:Made Up Words
100% APRONYMS (2)A Phrase Reminiscent Of Name You Made Shorter Angela Brett (see APRONYMS)
Words & Wordplay:Made Up Words
100% APRONYMS (3)A Potted Rendition Of Notion Yields Miniature Summary Angela Brett (see APRONYMS)
Words & Wordplay:Made Up Words
100% APRONYMS (4)Anyone's Permitted Ratifying O'Grady's Neologism? Yes, Make Some! Angela Brett (see APRONYMS)
Words & Wordplay:Made Up Words
100% APRONYMS (5)Appellations Positioned Right, Organising Names You 'Member Smoothly. Gavin Lambert
89% APRONYMS (6)Acronyms Predominantly Result in Obfuscation... 'Nsure Yours Mean Something Angela Brett
100% APRONYMS (7)A Pertinent Riposte Of Nonsense You May Send Tony McCoy O'Grady
89% APRONYMS (8)A Pertinent Re-interpretation Of Normality Yielding More Sense Tony McCoy O'Grady
89% APRONYMS (9)A Propos Re-stressing Of Notions Your Meaning Shares Tony McCoy O'Grady
100% APRONYMS (10)A Propos Restriction On 'Nyms, You Maintain Semantics. Angela Brett
100% APRONYMS (11)Acronyms' Prolonged Representations Obviously Near Your Main Subjects Angela Brett
100% APRONYMS (12)A Possibly Ribald Offering, Now Your Mates Smirk Tony McCoy O'Grady
100% APRONYMS (13)Apt Phrases, Redolent Of Novel Yet Meaningful Sense Tony McCoy O'Grady
100% APRONYMS (14)Abbreviated Pronunciations Require Omniscience -- Not Your Median Science. Rob Rix
100% APRONYMS (15)Acronyms' Peaks! Representations Organic, Novel, Yare, Mirthful, Succinct! Charles H. Montgomery, Jr. as a variation of APRONYM!
100% APRONYMS (16)Acronyms' Punny Retrievers! Organized Novelties! Your Memory Smiles! Charles H. Montgomery, Jr. My second TRIAL. Charged with? Caught READ-handed on the World Wide Web with Tony McCoy O'Grady's APRONYMS! (12 counts as of 7/24/2003.)
100% APRONYMS (17)Acronyms' Punny Relatives! Organized Nearness! Your Memory Secure/Smiles! Charles H. Montgomery, Jr.
100% APRONYMS (18)Acronyms' Palatable Relatives Organizing Nutritiously, Yummy Memory Savoriness! Charles H. Montgomery, Jr. (perhaps this is a second course for ACRONYMS (16))
100% APRONYMS (19)Acronyms' Punny Relatives! Organizing Nicely Your Memory Security! Charles H. Montgomery, Jr.
100% APRONYMS (20)Acronyms Preeminently Realized! Organizing Nuggets! Your Memory Soars! Charles H. Montgomery, Jr.
100% APRONYMS (21)Acronyms' Preeminence! Really Organizing Naturally Your Memory Skills! Charles H. Montgomery, Jr.
100% APRONYMS (22)Acronyms' Preeminence! Real Organic Natural! Your Memory Super! Charles H. Montgomery, Jr.
89% APRONYMS (23)Algebra-like Possibilities! Real Organic Naturally Yours! Mnemonic Sentience/Shouts! Charles H. Montgomery, Jr.
89% APRONYMS (24)Algebra-like Permitting Rampant Organic Nuances! Your Mnemonic Sentience/Sentient! Charles H. Montgomery, Jr.
89% APRONYMS (25)Algebra-like Permitting Rampant Organic Nicety! Your Mnemonic Sentient! Charles H. Montgomery, Jr.
100% APRONYMS (26)Acronyms' Peaks! Rearrangements Organic Nuances! Your Memory Semantic! Charles H. Montgomery, Jr. Trying for the ABSOLUTE MAXIMUM PEAK for APRONYMS
89% APRONYMS (27)Acronyms' Peaks! Represent O'Grady's Neologism! Yare Mnemonic Self-definitions! Charles H. Montgomery, Jr.
100% APRONYMS (28)A Perfectly Reasonable Option? No, You Mangy Sonafabitch! Word Nerd This came to me as I was looking at NYMS today, my first visit to your site. Coming from a background in which I routinely read trials about blood pressure and heart-related issues, almost all of which have an apronym attached, this is something I've engaged in over lunch and coffee for years, as in: The "Bitch" Trial, i.e., Best Innovation to Control Hypertension, and so on. Thank you for giving creative outlet for my frustrations! :)
100% APRONYMS (29)Apt = Pert = Refined Ore = Nuggets! Yield Mined/Mind Scintillation! Charles H. Montgomery, Jr.
100% APRONYMS (30)Attract Player Response - Or Next Year Misses Site! Chris Kjelgaard
100% APRONYMS (31)Abbreviating Provides Relaxing Opportunities - Nirvana, You Might Say Chris Kjelgaard
100% APRONYMS (32)Awfully Peculiar Racket - Ordinary Names Yield Meanings, Surprisingly! Chris Kjelgaard
100% APRONYMS (33)Average Player? Refreshingly Ornery, Not Yet Mean Sod Chris Kjelgaard
100% APRONYMS (34)Applaud Particularly Relevant Or Neatly Yoked Message Strings Chris Kjelgaard
100% APRONYMS (35)Appalling Potential Revealed - Online Nightly, You're Meanings' Slave! Chris Kjelgaard
100% APRONYMS (36)Appeal: Please Resist, Or Naive Young Minds Subverted! Chris Kjelgaard
100% APRONYMS (37)A Person Rephrases One Noun Yet Makes Several Roger Williams
100% APRONYMS (38)Acronyms Perfected! Relations Organic/Obvious! Now Your Memory Scintillates! Charles H. Montgomery, Jr.
89% APRONYMS (39)Acronyms Profound! Representation Organic! Novel / Yare Mnemonics! Self-evident! Charles H. Montgomery, Jr.
100% APRONYMS (40)A Punster Reworks Old Names - You May Smile Tony, who feels the need to add to the expansions available for the page-headers on the web-site
89% APRONYMS (41)A Page-header Renders Our Novelties, Yet Makes Sense Tony, who feels the need to add to the expansions available for the page-headers on the web-site
100% APRONYMS (42)A Perfect Rendition Of Names, You Must See! Robert Anonymous
100% APROVEApronym Passes Rigors Of Vetting/ Examination Angela Brett thinking that APROVE could mean approve an APRONYM. Not to be confused with the misspelling of approve, of which I DISAPROVE.
Words & Wordplay:Made Up Words
100% ARGH!Angela Rarely Gets Headrest Angela Brett, late at night after adding a lot of apronyms (there are still many waiting to be reviewed, though it's not really an ARGH thing as it's great that people have been submitting so many apronyms.)
100% ASSISTANCEA Secondary Suggestion Is Some Times A Notion Creating Excellence Tony McCoy O'Grady, when I mentioned that I had a few more acronyms in the making, each with one just one word still to be found.
Assorted Nouns
100% ASTOUNDINGAcronym Seems Totally Outstanding, Using No 'Dictionary Invading' Neologisms - Great Tony McCoy O'Grady, when Angela said that his WORLD TRADE CENTER (2) was an astounding acronym.
100% ASTRIDAcronymising Strange Things Really Isn't Done! Angela Brett, when challenged to make up a quick expansion for ASTRID.
Names:First names:Female
100% BEGBest Expand Generously Jeff Anonymous, saying, 'Capital phrases just BEG for expansion, you know...'
90% BLANK PAGEBeckoning Like A Naked K-road Prostitute... Acronymise! Generate Expansions! Angela Brett, commenting on how a blank page seems to beg to be filled with acronyms. (K-road is Auckland's red light district.)
100% BLOWN AWAY!Blimey! Loads Of Wonderful New Acronyms. Wordsmiths Adore You! Angela Brett, when Tony produced a particularly good round of acronyms.
100% CAPITAL LETTERS PLEASECould All Participants Integrate Their Acronym Lettering. Let's Explain That This Eases Reading. Some People Leave Expansions Abyssmally Sloppily Executed! Tony McCoy O'Grady, when Edwin didn't capitalise the initials in his expansion.
100% CAPS LOCKCreating Acronyms? Please See Listed Obligations - Charter's Known Tony McCoy O'Grady and Angela Brett, because of the rule in THE ACRONYMISTS' CHARTER saying that IF YOU PUT A WORD IN CAPS YOU MUST ACRONYMISE IT.
100% CAPS LOCK (2)Could Angela Perhaps Say, "Luck's Out... Charter's Known!"? Jeff Anonymous (see CAPS LOCK)
100% CAPTURE (2)Create Apronyms, Pert Terms Unbearable! Recall Effortlessy! Charles H. Montgomery, Jr.
100% CHAT ACRONYMSChuckling Heartily As Typing A Capitalised ROTFL? Oh No, You're Merely Smiling. Angela Brett, who notices that some people reflexively type acronyms suggesting laughter (such as ROTFL: Rolling On The Floor Laughing) when they actually aren't laughing.
100% CHATROOM ACRONYMSCommon, Hardly Artistic Typing Reducers... Often Original Meanings Aren't Consciously Recalled, Only Nonsense You Mechanically Say. Angela Brett, referring to the way many people reflexively type LOL when they didn't laugh out loud, and even go as far as typing LOLOLOLOLOLOL for emphasis, which makes no sense at all.
96% COLORS OF THE RAINBOW ACRONYMCategories Of Light -- Only Radiation Seen. (Only Formed This Horrid Expansion Responding to An Immoderately Notated Beseeching Of Website, Assumed Chasing 'ROYGBIV' -- One Notably Yucky Mnemonic.) Angela Brett, after somebody searched for that phrase on the website.
Assorted Adjectives:Colours
100% COMMA (2)Come On, Many More Acronyms! Gavin Lambert, pointing out a missing comma in an acronym featured in THE ACRONYM TIMES
100% COMPANY NAMESCorporations Often Make Particular Apronymic Names - Yet Not Always Make Economic Sense Tony McCoy O'Grady - some apronymic names don't always tell the customer immeidately what the company does. Esso was an attempt at spelling the word formed by S and O, the initials of Standard Oil. Standard Oil tells the comsumer much more than Esso or Exxon do.
94% CONGRATULATIONSColleague Offers NewZealander Generous Remarks About Talent. Unique Loki-winning Antipodean That's Included On Newspaper's Successes Tony McCoy O'Grady, when Angela's EAT POTATO won a prize in Loki's creativity column in a newspaper.
100% CRAMMEDCreatively Represented, Apronymic Memory. Mnemonics Extra Dense! Charles H. Montgomery, Jr.
100% DAMNDidn't Acronymise... More Needed. Steve Keate and Angela Brett, because Eric had created enough new acronyms to overtake Steve on the hall of fame.
100% DATA CENTRALIZATIONDo All The Acronyms Created Editorially Need To Relate And Lexically Indicate Zero Affiliation To Imagination Or Not? Sean Lamb

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