WTF. You’re using acronyms wrong.

Thomas Brown
4 min readApr 30, 2019

If you’ve ever been in the military, or worked in corporate America, or know any tween-age girls, you probably hear more abbreviations, acronyms, and initialisms than you want to or even understand. In the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, the language we use has become much terser. This isn’t an American phenomenon either. Die Fantastichen Vier, a classic German hip-hop group, have a great and catchy example with a song that is almost entirely acronyms and initialisms: