Quotes: Fun with Acronyms
"I think it comes down to a choice between "The League Against Salivating Monsters" or my own personal preference, which is "The Committee for the Liberation and Integration of Terrifying Organisms and their Rehabilitation Into Society". "Erm, one drawback with that: the abbreviation is CLITORIS."
— Arnold Rimmer
, Red Dwarf
, after having his anger stolen
We were going to call it, 'The League Against Beasts Infiltrating America', but that would have spelled out LABIA.
: What's so military about the Military Intelligence Bureau
, anyway? Stanfield
: Damned if I know, son. I think they just made it up to facilitate the acronym.
: And we are... All Four Girls
: The Kappa Kappa Kappas! Gisele
: Or the KKK. But we don't wear hoods, we wear hoodies!
: I represent the Sentient Worlds Observation and Reaction Division. Beast
: The government and their acronyms. Honestly, it's adorable.
: Oh yeah! We are awesome baby! Z.A.P
: Z.A.P.? Zelda
: It's our new group! Zelda, Amy, and Peach! I tried P.A.Z. but it didn't catch on…
— Paper Mario X
, Chapter 63: Beating Bowser, Part 2: The Girls are Beaming
: B.E.G.? What the heck does THAT stand for? Eggman
: It's our initials, dingdong! Sonic
: No, it means you beg for mercy! [high-fives Link] Kirby
: It also fits because Team Z.A.P. is an acronym of initials too! Bowser
: Yeah…That's still a pretty clever name…beats G.E.B., that's for sure.