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July 31, 2003 5:59 AM   Subscribe

Apronyms: Apt Phrases, Redolent Of Novel Yet Meaningful Sense.
"An apronym is a special kind of acronym where the initials spell out a word or phrase relevant to the expanded version". This in contrast to you run-of the-mill acronyms. Yes, the link might come in handy for the perpetuation of this, already legendary, thread.
posted by talos (18 comments total)

 
wow, how exciting. knowing about this has encriched my life in ways I never thought possible. Who needs shrooms?
posted by delmoi at 6:16 AM on July 31, 2003


delmoi: does everyone like mean, obtuse insincerity?
posted by taz at 6:33 AM on July 31, 2003


Apronyms: Another potential repository of netizen's youthful MetaFilterian screeds.
posted by jpburns at 6:33 AM on July 31, 2003


Seriously hallucinatory roots, omitting outlandish mental sensations...

shoot, this is a habit hard to break.
posted by Blue Stone at 6:34 AM on July 31, 2003


Blue Stone, I feel your pain...
posted by garyh at 6:36 AM on July 31, 2003


Pleasure absent in neurons.


Gaaaaahhhhh!
posted by Blue Stone at 6:46 AM on July 31, 2003


gaaaaahhhhh? is that an apronym? because, if it is, Gee: awful, appalling, abominable, aching agony - how horrible; how hideously horrible!
posted by taz at 7:10 AM on July 31, 2003


Meaningless Exchanges Trying And Failing to Interest Lurking Trolls with Endless Reposts
posted by rushmc at 7:20 AM on July 31, 2003


rushmc expostulates posts' origins, seizes talos' sense
posted by MrMoonPie at 7:43 AM on July 31, 2003


you are writing nonsense.
posted by Frasermoo at 7:50 AM on July 31, 2003


Frasermoo understands coolness, klearly; yawns over us.
posted by MrMoonPie at 8:11 AM on July 31, 2003


Reminds me of Acrophobia, which was a really fun game that used to be online. Anyone know if it still exists anywhere?
posted by grumblebee at 8:25 AM on July 31, 2003


With a little help from google, I answered my own question. You can play Acrophobia on uproar.com (if you don't mind a gazillian popup ads)
posted by grumblebee at 8:32 AM on July 31, 2003


ulp. After yesterday's and now this, I feel like I've eaten too much rich, rich cake. Gotta lie down.
posted by soyjoy at 8:37 AM on July 31, 2003


terrific obnoxious undertones! clear heroic excellence.

(except for clearly with a 'k')
posted by Frasermoo at 8:44 AM on July 31, 2003


wonderful and naughty kinetic isolated night games
posted by Frasermoo at 8:47 AM on July 31, 2003


Multiple entries that are for internet links that entertain readers.
posted by ciderwoman at 9:54 AM on July 31, 2003


Frasermoo's really a super-excellent righteous man, on occasion.

Sorry about the "klearly." I was in a hurry (sushi lunch was waiting), and, well, I just couldn't resist.
posted by MrMoonPie at 11:27 AM on July 31, 2003


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