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Message 2079943 - Posted: 13 Jul 2021, 23:11:20 UTC - in response to Message 2079917.  

And I hereby vote to reject your rejection...

"CPU" is as commonplace an acronym that I consider it to have become adopted as a word in a similar way to such as we have for NASA or for going POSH...

One for Rob to adjudicate! :-)

I sustain your rejection of the rejection.

Thanks, accepted.

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Message 2079946 - Posted: 13 Jul 2021, 23:20:00 UTC - in response to Message 2079939.  

Heath --> Bar

A candy bar.


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So there is! Never seen it over here...

Heath --> Bar


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Message 2079961 - Posted: 14 Jul 2021, 2:26:13 UTC

turmeric --> Qunol

Qunol is a brand name that sells both CoQ-10 and Turmeric,
and other health aids.


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Message 2079962 - Posted: 14 Jul 2021, 2:44:58 UTC - in response to Message 2079941.  

And how do you pronounce these two Acronyms?

I say Nasuh and Gee,pee,you.
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Message 2079972 - Posted: 14 Jul 2021, 9:10:23 UTC - in response to Message 2079933.  

The wording of the rule is such that "Laser", which is an acronym is acceptable because it has become a word.
CPU however is not acceptable as it is not (yet?) a word, and has several very different meanings (as detailed by others).


One trick to consider when wanting to post an acronym is to choose one of the "implied" words. Taking "CPU" as the example we have "central", "processing", "unit", and a few more.
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Message 2079975 - Posted: 14 Jul 2021, 10:18:19 UTC - in response to Message 2079946.  

Heath --> Bar

A candy bar.


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So there is! Never seen it over here...

Heath --> Bar


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Okay M1. Try this commercial.
Heath Bar

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Message 2079980 - Posted: 14 Jul 2021, 12:13:09 UTC
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B double EE double RR U N. Beer Run.

Edit: I have a anime series call East of Eden.

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Message 2080063 - Posted: 15 Jul 2021, 13:05:56 UTC

The Great Race,
One of my favorite childhood movies

It was so sad when we heard that Wood did not float.
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Message 2080154 - Posted: 16 Jul 2021, 5:47:54 UTC

barbarians - Greek historical definition of foreigners because the language they used sounded like, "bar bar"
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Message 2080157 - Posted: 16 Jul 2021, 5:53:52 UTC - in response to Message 2080154.  

And they were famous for their hair?
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Message 2080224 - Posted: 17 Jul 2021, 1:45:11 UTC


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Message 2080307 - Posted: 18 Jul 2021, 14:43:02 UTC

The name "Sea of Cortés" is the one preferred by most local residents. It was named in honor of Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés (or "Cortez") by Francisco de Ulloa in 1539. Ulloa originally believed that the gulf led to the mythical Strait of Anian, which connected the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean.
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Message 2080317 - Posted: 18 Jul 2021, 19:29:29 UTC

That's Ducktown, TN.
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Message 2080346 - Posted: 19 Jul 2021, 12:22:41 UTC
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In the movie “9”. There were 9 numbered scientient “dolls”. 7 was female and voiced by Jennifer Lynn Connelly.

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Message 2080500 - Posted: 20 Jul 2021, 23:22:16 UTC
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Should more than one hyphen be allowed. As in place names like;
Clayton-le-Dale,
Clayton-le-Moors,
Clayton-le-Dale.
To enable them to be distinguished from places like Clayton
All the above are in the county of Lancashire and so I assume it was done deliberately there for that reason.

Or others around the World. Clayton
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Message 2080754 - Posted: 24 Jul 2021, 10:36:02 UTC

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Message 2080826 - Posted: 25 Jul 2021, 14:03:30 UTC

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Message 2080879 - Posted: 26 Jul 2021, 10:50:09 UTC

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