Obscure Abbreviations

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  1. Twocky61

    Twocky61 Banned Member

    Does anyone know obscure abreviations?

    Like KGB for example.

    We all know thw KGB is the Russian Secret Service but what does KGB actually abbreviate?

    Kommitet Gosurdvennoi Bezopanosti

    Which translates to Russian Secret Service pretty much so
     
  2. Cicada 3301

    Cicada 3301 Staff Member Safety & Support SF Supporter

    FBI - Federal Bureau of Investigation
    CIA - Central Intelligence Agency
    SWAT - Special Weapons and Tactics
    IBS - Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
    WWF - World Wide Fund (for nature)
    IMF - International Monetary Fund
    CPU - Central Processing Unit
    RAM - Random Access Memory
    HDD - Hard drive
    SSD - Solid State Drive
    SSHD - Solid State Hybrid Drive
    AD - Anno Domini
    BCE - Before the Common Era
    CE - Common Era
    NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    NSA - National Security Agency
    MI5 - Military Intelligence (section) 5
    MIB - Men In Black
    LOTR - Lord of the Rings
    MD - Medical Doctor or Doctor of Medicine
    PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    SHIELD - Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division

    Sorry i know most of them are known or fiction i just got carried away
     
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