Here are the answers to Friday’s Abbreviation Blog. Hopefully you got most of them correct!

BYOB – “Bring Your Own Bottle” … important when you’re attending a party!

3M – The “Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Company” … 3M is much easier to say!

RSVP – This acronym means “Répondez s’il vous plait”, French for “respond, if you please. It is used on party & wedding invitations.

RIP – Rest In Peace … People are dying to us this one! LOL!

ATM – We’ve all used the “Automatic Teller Machine” … Hey, can I borrow ten bucks?

NASA – The “National Aeronautics and Space Administration” … Houston we have a problem!

MSRP – When you’re buying a car the “Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price” can help you in negotiations!

ETA – If you want to know when you are expected someplace your “Estimated Time of Arrival” is a good thing to know!

IBM Where would the world be today without theInternational Business Machines Corporation”? The computer “God Father” changed the way the universe works!

SWAT – “Special Weapons And Tactics” is a term for law enforcement units which use specialized or military equipment and strategies. SWAT is in every “bad guy” and “bank robbery” movie!

DNA – “Deoxyribonucleic Acid” is what makes you different than anybody else. We all have DNA and everybody’s is different

BMW – “Bayerische Motoren Werke AG” is a German luxury vehicle, motorcycle, and engine manufacturing company founded in 1916.

ASAP – Come on … hurry up … hustle … I need it “As Soon As Possible” !!

UCLA – The University of California at Los Angeles … go Bruins!