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Dragons AheadThe team’s PO, PO P. O’Pio, was really PO’d when he found the PO at the PO.

I work in a perfect storm of acronym-happy industries: IT, health care, and insurance. They all just love their acronyms and initialisms, and while I’ve never seen a sentence as bad as my admittedly over-the-top example above, I’ve seen some that are close.

Yesterday, a chat window popped up with the question:

Did you RP to the OPL INC with the PBI?

The only thing that would have made it worse (to my language-loving senses) is if it had also incorporated text-speak:

did u rp 2 th opl inc w/th pbi?

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