Fun With Acronyms: Stand-Up Comedy

  • George Carlin's strategy for taking out the terrorists after 9/11 was to deploy huge football fans in all the caves in Afghanistan after months of eating beans, cheese, cabbage, and beer. He called it the Flatulent Airborne Recovery Team.
  • Richard Herring regularly turns the titles of his shows into acronyms and insists on calling them by that name, often involving the crowd in a Call And Response. For instance, As It Occurs To me becomes 'AIOTM!', That Was Then, This Is Now becomes 'TWTTIN!', and This Morning With Richard Not Judy becomes 'TMWRNJ!'