Best acronyms

#2
Of course, all acronyms are invented by the Acronym Research and Selection Executive.  And isn't it lucky that Cranfield University doesn't have a branch if the Nuffield Trust.
 
#4
N.E.W.D. - Night Exercise Without Darkness.
 
#5
S.O.P.O.N.F.I......Switched Off, P*ssed Off, Not F*cking Interested
 
#6
N.F.U.     No F**king Use (applies to kit and individuals)
N.F.I.      Not F**king Interested (as per Woopert, but slightly more motivated :-/.)
W.A.F.U. Wet And F**king Useless (Normally a term of endearment for the Fleet Air Arm).
 
#7
LPC leather personnel carrier

BOBFOC- Body off baywatch Face off crimewatch! :D
 
#8
T.F.B.U.N.D.Y - Totally Fucked But Unfortunately Not Dead Yet (MILAN pl course when the det doesn't kill the tank / APC!!!)

SOUP - Single Officers Useless Purchase
 
#9
JAFFA - Just Another Fat Farking Administrator
PONTI - Person Of No Tactical Importance
FUBAR - Farked Up Beyond All Recognition
SNAFU - Situation Normal, All Farked Up
PSG - Potential Security Guard - Reg NCO nearing end of engagement
FIS - Future Insurance Salesman - Officer in same state
APFSDS(T) - Armour Piercing Fin Stabilised Discarding Sabot Tracer - I know this is true, not funny but I like it anyway
 
#11
Central University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Southampton Higher Institute of Technology
 
#15
EBS - Emergency Battle Sleep

Definition: the snooze you have on a Friday night between having your tea and going out on the piss.
 
#16
NFI - Not F*cing Interested
SOPONFI - Switched Off, Pi**ed Off, Not F*cking Interested
 
#17
FNU SNU (First Name Unknown Second Name Unknown).
Not in itself funny, but hilarious when a Rupert who shall remain nameless becomes convinced it's a real Bosnian chappy who keeps popping up all over the place... :D
 
#18
My favourite is the CORGI - Commanding Officers Really Good Idea.

As in, 'Oh bloody hell, the Boss has had another CORGI'
 
#19
Attending one of my various service schools, the instructors were usually ensigns directly out of college. It was a deal that the US Navy would pick up their college loans if they serve a certain amount of time as instructors. Most of em were woman.

Their title?

Wait for it.....


Direct Input Limited Duty Officers.
 
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