Did You Know These Are Acronyms?

Did You Know These Are Acronyms?

While most probably think LASER is simply a word, it's an acronym: LASER actually stands for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation. Some more fun ones include the YKK on your zipper, which stands for Yoshida Kogyo Kabushikikaisha; and L.L. Bean, which stands for Leon Leonwood Bean.

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    The YKK on your zipper stands for Yoshida Kogyo Kabushikikaisha. (0:22)

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    L.L. Bean actually stands for Leon Leonwood Bean. (0:43)

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    LASER actually stands for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation. (5:27)

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