Acronyms (Initialisms) and You!

I run across numerous acronyms and initialisms in my job. It’s not as bad as the military, but there are plenty, let me tell you.

I’m reading a report this morning and happen across the following quote, which lists an interesting initialism:

The High Hazard Location System (HSP) is a flexible…*

HSP? Where did they get that? Freaky…

*NCHRP Synthesis 295: Statistical Methods in Higway Analysis

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One Response to Acronyms (Initialisms) and You!

  1. Tenner says:

    And a bonus to you, sir, for knowing the difference between acronyms and initialisms.

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