Annoying Acronyms, redux

February 1, 2009 at 10:42 am | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

(originally written January 25, 9:47 pm)

Many posts ago, I mentioned my distaste for contrived acronyms, such as Berkeley’s first-in-the-nation solar panel program known as FIRST. I just came across another painful example out of Berkeley’s Malcolm X Elementary School (you read that right). Their after-school program is titled, wait for it, Berkeley L.E.A.R.N.S! No word on what it stands for, but really, it doesn’t matter.


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