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20th May '17 4:15:44 PM nombretomado
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* And then there's VanHalen's 1991 album '''F'''or '''U'''nlawful '''C'''arnal '''K'''nowledge...

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* And then there's VanHalen's Music/VanHalen's 1991 album '''F'''or '''U'''nlawful '''C'''arnal '''K'''nowledge...
15th May '17 4:55:57 AM AndyLA
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*Averted with the Music/BlackSabbath song "N.I.B.", which stands for nothing - the title comes from a joke about Bill Ward's beard looking like a fountain pen '''nib'''. Hasn't stopped fans from giving it backronyms such as "'''N'''ame '''I'''n '''B'''lood" or "'''N'''ativity '''I'''n '''B'''lack", the latter of which was even used on two Sabbath tribute albums.
15th May '17 4:48:41 AM AndyLA
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** Their merchandise distribution company, ZEEKS, takes its name from the last letter of their ''last'' names.

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** Their merchandise distribution company, ZEEKS, takes its name from the last letter of their ''last'' names.names (Chase'''Z''', Timberlak'''E''', Faton'''E''', Kirkpatric'''K''', Bas'''S''').



* To some fans, Music/{{Slayer}} jokingly stood for "'''S'''atan '''L'''aughs '''A'''s '''Y'''ou '''E'''ternally '''R'''ot".

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* To some fans, Music/{{Slayer}} jokingly stood for "'''S'''atan '''L'''aughs '''A'''s '''Y'''ou '''E'''ternally '''R'''ot". The band actually had this printed on the liner notes of ''Divine Intervention''.
* The "Beastie" in Music/BeastieBoys has been broken down in a tongue-and-cheek manner as "'''B'''oys '''E'''ntering '''A'''narchistic '''S'''tates '''T'''owards '''I'''nner '''E'''xcellence".



** When Blackie Lawless was asked in an interview what it really stood for, he deadpanned, "We Ain't Sure, Pal."

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** When Blackie Lawless was asked in an interview what it really stood for, he deadpanned, "We Ain't Sure, Pal."'''W'''e '''A'''in't '''S'''ure, '''P'''al."
15th Apr '17 6:21:59 PM nombretomado
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* SoundHorizon's ''Elysion'' album features five songs with English titles that don't seem to be connected at all to El's story told in the other five. So why are they there? The final El song, "El's Paradise [Side: A]", offers a solution:

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* SoundHorizon's Music/SoundHorizon's ''Elysion'' album features five songs with English titles that don't seem to be connected at all to El's story told in the other five. So why are they there? The final El song, "El's Paradise [Side: A]", offers a solution:
10th Feb '17 5:11:53 AM Morgenthaler
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* The electronic band '''{{LMFAO}}'''. It sneaks in one profanity in it, but it's a big one. LMFAO stands for '''L'''augh '''M'''y '''F'''ucking '''A'''ss '''O'''ff. [[http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/lmfao-trademark-application-310996 The trademark]] had to [[GoshDangItToHeck censor it to "Freaking".]]

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* The electronic band '''{{LMFAO}}'''.'''Music/{{LMFAO}}'''. It sneaks in one profanity in it, but it's a big one. LMFAO stands for '''L'''augh '''M'''y '''F'''ucking '''A'''ss '''O'''ff. [[http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/lmfao-trademark-application-310996 The trademark]] had to [[GoshDangItToHeck censor it to "Freaking".]]
10th Feb '17 2:09:06 AM 59Efra
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* Spanish band La '''M'''aravillosa '''O'''rquesta '''D'''el '''A'''lcohol ("The Wonderful Alcohol Orchestra") sometimes resorts to its acronym La M.O.D.A. "Moda" is Spanish for "fashion", and according to the band members themselves, it's particularly convenient in two situations: a) when festivals can't fit the full band name into their posters, and b) when explaining their mothers what they do.
15th Dec '16 12:34:21 PM kpopgal
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* Korean boy band Music/{{BAP}} has '''B'''est '''A'''bsolute '''P'''erfect.
14th Nov '16 7:54:05 PM Twentington
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* Music/DaftPunk have a [=DVD=] consisting of music videos from the album ''Homework'', which has the LongTitle ''D.A.F.T.: A Story About Dogs, Androids, Firemen and Tomatoes''. The title refers to prominent elements of the five featured videos: "Da Funk" and it's sequel video "Fresh" have an anthropomorphic dog as a main character, "Around The World" features dancing robots, "Burnin'" features firemen rushing to the scene of a fire at a skyscraper dance party, and "Revolution 909" includes a montage of tomatoes being farmed, packaged, shipped, purchased, and turned into tomato sauce.

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* Music/DaftPunk have a [=DVD=] consisting of music videos from the album ''Homework'', which has the LongTitle ''D.A.F.T.: A Story About Dogs, Androids, Firemen and Tomatoes''. The title refers to prominent elements of the five featured videos: "Da Funk" and it's its sequel video "Fresh" have an anthropomorphic dog as a main character, "Around The World" features dancing robots, "Burnin'" features firemen rushing to the scene of a fire at a skyscraper dance party, and "Revolution 909" includes a montage of tomatoes being farmed, packaged, shipped, purchased, and turned into tomato sauce.
14th Nov '16 7:52:35 PM Twentington
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* Florida Georgia Line's "H.O.L.Y.", which stands for "'''H'''igh '''O'''n '''L'''oving '''Y'''ou".

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* Florida Georgia Line's Music/FloridaGeorgiaLine's "H.O.L.Y.", which stands for "'''H'''igh '''O'''n '''L'''oving '''Y'''ou".
* Music/{{Alabama}} had a hit in late 1993-early 1994 with "T.L.C. A.S.A.P." (Tender Loving Care, As Soon as Possible).
* Played with by Dan Seals on his 1990 hit "Love on Arrival", where a correspondence with his lover has common abbreviations such as "TLC" and "PDQ", but ends with "LOA". He questions what the last of these means, and she tells him that it means "Love on Arrival".
4th Aug '16 7:34:57 PM MikeK
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* Florida Georgia Line's "H.O.L.Y.", which stands for "'''H'''igh '''O'''n '''L'''oving '''Y'''ou".
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