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recursive acronym

(convention)recursive acronym - A hackish (and especially MIT) tradition is to choose acronyms and abbreviations that refer humorously to themselves or to other acronyms or abbreviations. The classic examples were two MIT editors called EINE ("EINE Is Not Emacs") and ZWEI ("ZWEI Was EINE Initially"). More recently, there is a Scheme compiler called LIAR (Liar Imitates Apply Recursively), and GNU stands for "GNU's Not Unix!" - and a company with the name CYGNUS, which expands to "Cygnus, Your GNU Support".

See also mung.
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Recurrence
Recurrendum est ad extraordinarium quando non valet ordinarium
Recurrent
recurrent event
recurrent fever
Recurrent pulse
Recurrent sensibility
recurrently
recurring
recurring decimal
Recurring series
Recursant
recurse
Recursion
recursion theory
recursive
-- recursive acronym --
recursive definition
recursive descent parser
Recursive Functional Algorithmic Language
Recursive Macro Actuated Generator
recursive routine
recursive type
Recurvate
Recurvation
Recurve
Recurved
Recurviroster
Recurvirostra
Recurvirostral
Recurvirostridae
Recurvity
Recurvous
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