CFU -----(Bacteria) Colony Forming Unit BDK -----(Java) Beans Development Kit SVV -----(Latin FUD -----"(spreading) Fear, Uncertainty and Disinformation" BOB -----(Taco Bueno's) Big Ole Burrito IIE -----"(the) Institution (of) Incorporated Engineers [in electronic, electrical and mechanical engineering] " OTY -----[the whatever] Of the Year YXB -----10-Year Commonwealth Treasury Bond DDQ -----"2,3-Dichloro-5,6-Dicyano-1,4-benzo Quinone [oxidizing agent in organic chemistry]" TCP -----"2,4,6-Trichlorophenol (disinfectant) " TDE -----2-dichlorethane (organochlorine insecticide) MDA -----"3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine (synthetic hallucinogenic drug)" QNX -----3-quinuclidinyl-xanthene-9-carboxylate hemioxylate ABQ -----A Better Quality PLU -----a code for supermarkets (meaning unknown) SCB -----a sticker found on a small banana BNC -----a type of video AUC -----"ab urbe condita, or anno urbis conditae (Latin: in the year, indicates number of years since founding of Rome) " YXX -----"Abbotsford, British Columbia" QUE -----abbrev.
YAK -----Yakovlev (Russian aircraft design bureau) YAL -----Yemeni American League YAM -----Yet Another Mistake YAN -----Yes And No YAO -----Youth Action Online YAP -----Yet Another Platform YAQ -----Yet Another Question YAR -----Young Adult Representative YAS -----Youth After School YAT -----Youth Asociation Team YAU -----Youth Affairs Unit YAV -----Yuppie Assault Vehicle YAW -----You're A W****r YAX -----Young Adult Smoker YAY -----Yet Another YACC (YACC=Yet Another Compiler Compiler) YAZ -----Carl YAstr Zemski (baseball player) YBA -----Young Buddhist Association YBB -----You've Been Beaten YBC -----yttrium-barium-copper YBD -----You Back Down YBE -----Yearly Basic Exemption YBF -----You've Been Framed YBG -----Youth Baseball Glove YBH -----You've Been Had YBI -----Youth Business International YBJ -----Youth Bowl Japan YBK -----Why Be Killed?Plaintiffs attorneys are seeking to include additional defendants (DFA, LOL), add California producers as members of the plaintiffs class, and upgrade the lawsuit to RICO (anti-mafia) status (triple damages). This move comes in response to a huge scandal over meat quality in Brazil. Further research is exploring the possible human applications of these findings.Sparked by Montanas Jon Testor (D) a rancher several U. Senators are proposing legislation to ban Brazilian beef from entering the U. A line of infant formula products, made from grass-fed milk and produced in New Zealand, will soon start being marketed in the U. Writer Ken Rabas summarizes the first-half results for The a2 Milk Company, based in New Zealand. Writer Jan Shepel reports on a recent presentation by UW-Madison dairy economist Dr. Strong farm milk production gains and retracting export opportunities are currently squeezing both dairy commodity and farm milk prices.Did Tom Vilsack recently departed USDA Secretary violate the Ethics in Government Act by meeting with Mexicos agriculture minister during Vilsacks early March trip to Mexico? Publication of the approval in the Federal Register, as well a public comment, will follow.DOJ is forcing Dannon to divest the Stonyfield Yogurt business. Writer Jan Shepel contributes a soup-top-nuts story outlining the history of a University of Wisconsin-Madison team of researchers that have isolated a whey protein and created a line of commercial food products for individuals suffering from PKU.His lectures take a common sense approach to a theme that has been debated for centuries.If you haven’t his read, “Everything You Know Is Wrong,” read it.As someone who hopes to have an open view of almost everything in science, Lloyd opened my eyes to areas that I had always casually analyzed but never dove deep.You don’t need to be a high flying professor at an Ivy league institution to understand Lloyd’s presentations.To make the Firefall project complete, I am encouraging readers of this history to submit their own remembrances, contributions, and suggestions.I'd like to make the history a thorough one, and it certainly could not be complete without the contributions of those who have witnessed the Firefall firsthand, or of those who have followed its story and have interesting additions they'd like to share.