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The correct answers to each question are listed below in blue.


1.FAO (as in FAO Schwarz, the oldest toy store in the United States)

- Franz and Oscar

- Frederick August Otto

- For Any One

- Faithful and old


- Swedish for furniture

- Ingvar Kamprad Elmtaryd Agunnaryd (founder’s name and hometown)

- Swedish for shop to death

- I know everything already

3. NECCO (the candy that is no more)

- New Enterprise Candy Company

- New England Confectionery Company

- Northeast Candy Corporation

- Never Eat Candy Corn

4. USA PATRIOT (as in the USA PATRIOT Act)

- United States of America Police Action To Reduce Incoming Offensive Tactics

- Understanding and Sympathizing Aggressors Promoting and Threatening Riots

- Nothing at all – simply a name of a bill

- Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism

5. NERF (as in a ball)

- non-exclusive, royalty-free

- new energy research foam

- never eat rotten fruitcanola

- nothing – it was just a slang word for padding

6. Canola

- Crisco and olive oil added

- carbohydrates and oleic acids

- Canadian oil – low acid

- canned olefin

7. CRT

- computer receiver terminal

- cathode ray tube

- chrome relay transistor

- client register table


 -agents for long-term accounts

- American Foundation for Liability, Accountability and Commerce

- American Family Life Assurance Company

- American Family Life And Casualty

9. B (as in B-52)

- Boeing

- beast

- bomber

- big

10. spam (as in the e-junk)

- superfluous pieces of additional mail

- something posing as mail

- stupid, pointless, annoying message

- no official definition -- could be any of the above


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