6 Common Acronyms You’d Never Figure Out

These terms had us scratching our heads when we tried to guess what they stood for. How many do you know?

By Alison Caporimo
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    WD-40

    ...is an acronym for what?

    Jorge Barrios via Wikimedia Commons

    WD-40

    ...is an acronym for Water Displacement - 40th Attempt.

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    CVS

    ...is an acronym for what?

    Calmon1 via Wikimedia Commons

    CVS

    ...is an acronym for Consumer Value Stores.

    Rodrigo Moraes via Wikimedia Commons

    M & M’s

    ...is an acronym for what?

    Rodrigo Moraes via Wikimedia Commons

    M & M’s

    ...is an acronym for Mars & Murrie’s, the last names of the candy’s founders.

    PAM Cooking Spray

    ...is an acronym for what?

    PAM Cooking Spray

    ...is an acronym for Product of Arthur Meyerhoff.

    Evan-Amos via Wikimedia Commons

    NECCO

    ...is an acronym for what?

    Evan-Amos via Wikimedia Commons

    NECCO

    ...is an acronym for New England Confectionery Company.

    Sebastian Bergmann via Wikimedia Commons

    Yahoo!

    ...is an acronym for what?

    Sebastian Bergmann via Wikimedia Commons

    Yahoo!

    ...is an acronym for Yet Another Hierarchial Official Oracle.

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