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Internet Slang Translator
Tiny Twitter (shortens messages)
NetLingo. Explore. They have an interesting list.
acronyms and abbreviations database, pop culture plus, over 1 million entries.
another huge, human-edited abbreviations dictionary.
radar; ascii - acronyms
ref.; vet.; ff; He - abbreviations
BBC; CD - initialisms (initialism is a special form of abbreviation)
So NATO is an acronym, but UN is an initialism.