Recursive Acronym

Just thinking that nowadays, people really like to make recursive acronym. Maybe it’s just for fun. Well, I’m just lovin’ it too 😀 😀 (This is really funny, you know!)

This is the list of recursive acronym I got from Wikipedia

Allegro Allegro Low LEvel Game ROutines
CAVE Cave Automatic Virtual Environment
Cygnus Cygnus, Your GNU Support (Another : Cygnus, Your GNU Sucks)
Emacs Emacs Makes All Computing Simple (one of many acronyms)
GEECS GEECS for Electronics Engineering Computers and Science
giFT giFT: Internet File Transfer (unofficially: giFT Isn’t FastTrack)
GiNaC GiNaC is Not a CAS
GNE GNE is Not an Encyclopedia
GNU GNU’s Not Unix
Hurd HIRD of Unix Replacing Daemons (original : HURD of Interfaces Representing Depth)
KIEL Kiel Integrated Environment for Layout
LAME LAME Ain’t an MP3 Encoder
LIAR LIAR Imitates Apply Recursively
LINE LINE is Not an Emulator
Linux Linux Is Not UniX
MICO MICO Is COrba
MINC MINC Is Not C
MINCE MINCE is Not Complete Emacs
MiNT MiNT is Not TOS (another : MiNT is Now TOS)
MINT MINT Is Not TRAC
mung Mung Until No Good (earlier : Mash Until No Good)
Nagios Nagios Ain’t Gonna Insist On Sainthood
NiL NiL Isn’t Liero
PHP PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor (original : Personal Home Page tools)
PLD PLD Linux Distribution (original : Polish(ed) Linux Distribution)
PNG PNG is Not GIF (origin : Portable Network Graphic)
RPM RPM Package Manager (original : Red Hat Package Manager)
Scaled Scaled Composites: Advanced Link to Efficient Development
SPARQL SPARQL Protocol And RDF Query Language
TIARA TIARA Is A Recursive Acronym
TINA Tina Is No Acronym, or This Is No Acronym
TINN Tinn Is Not Notepad
TRM TRM Recognizes Music
TTP The TTP Project (from Dilbert)
Wine Wine Is Not an Emulator (or unofficially WINdows Emulator)
Xinha Xinha is not htmlarea
XINU Xinu Is Not Unix
YAML YAML Ain’t Markup Language (original : Yet Another Markup Language)
Zinf Zinf Is Not FreeAp!

3 thoughts on “Recursive Acronym”

  1. ya gitu deh…. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

    jadi inget kuliah bu Inge pas rekurens….

    \”anak-anak! tugas kalian di rumah, cari produk di pasar yang rekursif\”

    (buat yang bingung, contoh : susu Milkmaid)

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