Best acronyms

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  1. I love P.E.N.I.S: Pointless exercise not involving soldiers (from the company commander's course).
  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.
  3. Can anyone explain why the SO1 United Nations Training and Advisory Team didn't call himself the Commander?
  4. N.E.W.D. - Night Exercise Without Darkness.
  5. woopert

    woopert LE Moderator

    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
  10. BOHICA - Bend Over Here It Comes Again.
  11. msr

    msr LE

    Central University of Newcastle upon Tyne
    Southampton Higher Institute of Technology
  12. The old United Nations Safe Zone in Bos was a laugh - the UNSafe Zone.
  13. NAAFI SOUP - Not At All F***ing Interested, Switched Off and UnPlugged
  14. ViroBono

    ViroBono LE Moderator

    SOUP - Single Officers Unnecessary Purchases
  15. EBS - Emergency Battle Sleep

    Definition: the snooze you have on a Friday night between having your tea and going out on the piss.