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AM (2)Awful Music Tony McCoy O'Grady (AM actually stands for Amplitude Modulation)
Re-expansions of existing acronyms
AMERICAN IDOLA Melodious Enterprise, Rising Idols Chant Assorted Notes (I Don't Overtly Like) Robert Anonymous
Entertainment:TV shows
CAROLChristmastime Aria Remembering Our Lord Angela Brett
Time:Special Occasions:Christmas
CAROLINECreated A Radio Offshore, Living In Nautical Environment Tony McCoy O'Grady, referring to Radio Caroline, a 1960s pirate radio station based off the coast of England and the forerunner of modern rock stations
Communication
CHANTChorus Hollering, And Nobody's There Rico Leffanta
Religion
CHOIRChanting Hymns Organised In Reverence Tony McCoy O'Grady
CHOIR (2)Confidence, Honesty, Outgoing, Integrity, Respect John Richard Jones Required to make progress in this world.
People & Relationships:Personality Traits
CLASSICALCultured Listeners Appreciate Sonorous Sonatas In Concerthalls (And Lifts) Tony McCoy O'Grady (for 'lifts' our American readers should read 'elevators'.
COMMUNITY ARTS AND MUSIC PROJECTCreate Original Municipal Mural, Under No Illusions That You Are Rembrandt... The Spirit's All Neighbourhood Desires. Many Ukeleles Sound In Concert, Performers (Remembering Ordinary Jobs) Enjoy Creating Tunes. Angela Brett
People & Relationships
Art & Literature
COMPOSECreation Of Musical Pieces Or Something Else Edwin Hermann
Art & Literature
COPY PROTECTION SCHEMECatalyst Of Piracy... Your Purchase Runs On The Elderly CD + Tape Instruments Only... Net Search Compulsory (How Else's Mp3 Extracted?) Angela Brett, who would like to buy certain CDs but is forced to download them from the internet instead, since copy-protection schemes prevent the CDs from being played in anything other than than my alarm clock. Unfortunately the iTunes Music Store is not available in this country yet, so that means piracy.
COUNTRY MUSICCrying Out Usual Nasal Twang Rural Yarns Marginally Upsetting Some Idiotic Cowboy Rico Leffanta
DANCEDisplay A Novel Choreography Effect Tony McCoy O'Grady
Sports & Recreation
DANCE (2)Disco Ability Nicely Conceals Exercise Jan Morgan
Sports & Recreation
DANCE (3)Dynamic Ability Nicely Carries Everyone Jan Morgan
Sports & Recreation
DANCE (4)Date A Nice Co-Ed Jan Morgan
Sports & Recreation
DRMDon't Rip Mp3s DRM = Digital Rights Management (Microsoft)
Re-expansions of existing acronyms
ELKANAHEverybody Likes Kinship And New Activities Here David Brydon, referring to the Elkanah school of music ministry - see http://www.elkitesonline.homestead.com.
EUNUCHEugenics Urges Neuter Up Choral Heights Rico Leffanta
People & Relationships
FAFalsetto's Aria Tony McCoy O'Grady
FMFunky Music Tony McCoy O'Grady
Re-expansions of existing acronyms
HARMONYHeavenly Arrangment Results - Many Orchestrated, None Yelling Tony McCoy O'Grady
People & Relationships
HONOURSHonouring Old Nimble-One Upset Rolling Stone Nanker Phelge -- I see that Keef is miffed that Mick accepted a gong - because of 'pressure' from Tony Blair!
HUMMERHow Un-Moving Mouths Emit Resonances Tony McCoy O'Grady
IF MUSIC BE THE FOOD OF LOVEIn Fervid Moments Use Stringed Instruments Creatively. By Encouraging The (Hopefully) Erotic Fervour Of One's Dearest, One Fires Lots Of Venereal Emotions Tony McCoy O'Grady
People & Relationships:Love & Lust
JAZZJust Add Zip & Zing ToneDeaf McCoy O'Grady
KARAOKEKeeps Alcoholised Roisterers Amused, Or Kiddies Entertained Tony McCoy O'MyWay
KARMA (2)Karmas Are Radical Music Appliances Sean Lamb (who has a Rio Karma on his wish list).
Science:Electronics
LALittlest Aria Angela Brett
LYRICS (2)Loving You Rarely Induces Choirs Singing Rico Leffanta
MELODYMusical Excellence Lingers On, Delighting You ToneDeaf McCoy O'Grady
MIMusical Intonation Angela Brett
MULTIMEDIAMany Users Listen To Intense Music Every Day It's Available Sean Lamb (who will never give up his collection of classic jazz OGG files)
MUSIC (2)Makes Us Sing Its Chorus! Robert Anonymous
MUSIC IS MY LIFEMaking Unique Sounds In Concert. I Spend Many Years Lyrically Intoning For Everyone Tony McCoy O'Grady
NAPSTERNasty American Pop-System Took Extreme Revenge Tony McCoy O'Grady
Computers
ORCHESTRAOur Regular Concert Hall Ensemble Seems To Require Artistes Tony McCoy O'Grady, as an example of something which is worse with NO STRINGS ATTACHED (Wind, Percussion and Strings)
ORPHEUSOrgan Recitals Present Heroic Efforts Under Stress Rico Leffanta
Art & Literature:Myths & Legends:Mythical Creatures
PUNK ROCKPresent Underwear Near Knees Rip Off Chains Kinetically Rico Leffanta
QUIET RIOTQuirky Unimaginative Instrumental Entertainment That Really Isn't One's Taste Sean Lamb (well, I'm not really a heavy metal fan)
RAPRepetitive Annoying Percussion Angela Brett
RECORDSRoundels Evidently Contained Operas - Recorded Double Sided Tony McCoy O'Grady
SHARP (2)Sounds Highpitched At Rinkytink Piano Tony McCoy O'Grady
SOSUMISound. Overtly Shagging Up Music Industry Tony McCoy O'Grady. The makers of the early Mac computers stated that they would never be used to make music. The name of the sound called "sosumi' translates as "so sue me". (see http://www.newtontalk.net/archive/newtontalk.2002-04/1425.html for more information)
Computers:Macintosh & Newton
People & Relationships:Law & Order
TEMPOTackles Emotive Motion, Pacing Opportunity Jan Morgan
THE PLANTake Heed Embrace Purposeful Life, A Necessity Jan Morgan -- Name of a music CD of The Osmonds
TORCH SINGERThey Only Render Choral Harmonies Suggesting Infatuations Never Get Explicitly Requited. Tony McCoy O'Grady
TRIPLESThree Repetitions Is Plenty. Let's Enjoy Singles. Sean Lamb (after hearing the same song over and over again on commercial radio, it's time for something else)
TWIST (2)Terpsichory Which Identified Sixties Teenagers Tony McCoy O'Grady
UNUSONUnite Nations Using Singing Over Network Angela Brett
UPBEATUplifting Performance, Betcha Everybody's A' Tappin' Tony McCoy O'Grady
VOICEVocal Option Is Coming Eventually Jason Wilcox
Communication:Talking
WALKMANWhile A Listener's Kinetic, Music Around Noggin. Tony McCoy O'Grady, who wasn't sure whether Angela would know the term 'noggin' for head.
Science:Electronics
ZZ TOPS' LAST ALBUMZachery Zzzzzzzzzra Thinks Old Pop Singers Latest Arranged Song Tracks Are Largely Brilliant, Utterly Marvellous! Tony McCoy O'Grady, when Angela told him that someone had changed his name to Zachary Zzzzzzzzzra to be the last in the phone book.