alphabet soup

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soup that contains small noodles in the shape of letters of the alphabet

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The results, sent to the pediatrician, are from a battery of tests and consist of the alphabet soup you read above.
Alphabet Soup and Gobbledygook are fellow travelers.
Some stories would be hard to verify; their protagonists appear under an alphabet soup of initials, and sources are often unnamed.
No longer is that the case: Far from being beholden solely to tax officials from the IRS, LMSB, CRA, FTB, DOR, and OECD (as well as to elected officials), tax executives are today increasingly faced with mandates from an alphabet soup of non-tax regulatory agencies and quasi-regulatory bodies including the SEC, PCAOB, IASB, and FASB.
We have an alphabet soup of places to start--NSSE, CIRP, and ASQ--and we could begin by debating their comparative strengths and weaknesses.
No doubt, the community has yet to come to grips with the last letter in this so-called [GLBT] alphabet soup, the "T"; cues are in the language as well as behavior.
Replacement mats--My Town, Alphabet Soup, and My Pretty Garden (including coordinating tethered toys)--can be added for $9.
The more radical end goal advocated by some researchers is to move entire applications to the device controllers, using higher-level protocols such as CORBA, COM+, Web Services/SOAP, RMI, or something else from the alphabet soup of distributed-programming acronyms to wire everything together.
Blame the alphabet soup on consultants and technology analysts who put different spins on the same concept.
If red tape and alphabet soup worked, safety of human subjects would have been assured years ago.
When a controversial bill comes before Congress, representatives from an alphabet soup of associations: NAIFA, AALU (the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting), ACLI (American Council of Life Insurers) and perhaps HIAA (Health Insurance Association of America) and several others come to represent "the industry.
Overusing jargon, especially if it's liberally dished out in an alphabet soup of acronyms.
His unashamed "take me as I am" approach to educating us on his sexuality ("male lesbian") opens up the gay conversation to include all queers in the GLBT alphabet soup.
Featured sessions include justifying software purchases, working with consultants, and understanding the alphabet soup of this software.