Have you ever accidentally typed “goo” into the Google search window? (You know, Google was there before you thought it was…and you started typing the URL again?)
Well, I did today and discovered The World of Goo.
There they are….just looking at me.
Now, you’re all probably way cooler than I am and already know about the goo balls. Play the game on your iPhones all the time. Damaged your index finger years ago from all the repetitive motion the game requires.
I just downloaded the free demo and am pretty sure I should stop right there. It is way too addictive for me.
But I can feel them there.
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I just learned that OMG isn’t an acronym at all.
NASA is an acronym. FEDEX is an acronym. The so five-minutes ago and poorly performing Windows VISTA is, too.
But OMG, HTML, and even university initials like BU or UK are not.
What’s the difference?
A group of letters is only an acronym when the the initials are pronounced together as one word. If they are said letter by letter, like URL, the group of letters is considered an initialism.
I certainly didn’t until this morning, when the random fact was passed along to me via that great center of learning, Twitter. And I simply had to share.
There. Now go enjoy your holiday. You’ve worked your brain hard enough.
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