Ubleha ACRONYMS (in general)

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ACRONYMS (in general)

ACRONYMS (in general)

One of the important criteria based on which the level of ublehahood is instantly determined. According to this criterion, there are the following levels:

The first (highest) level: a person in his/her written communication does not write sentences containing more than 7 words,  where at least 3 words are acronyms. For example: "See. Att. FYI. TBC. Send me your CV ASAP to prepare TOR." In normal language, these two sentences would go something like this: "Attached please find some fudge that is of no benefit to anybody but do keep it so you may show it in case we are  happen to be asked if we considered it.   You may doodle  on it a little and write some comment if you can grab some time.  Most likely, some jerks pulled it out of their asses as it has nothing to do with anything. By no means, if you do happen to read it, take it at face value.  You are still on probation here although half a year has already passed . Write some good CV of yours and backdate it half a year ago and do try to make it compatible to what you have allegedly been doing for us over the past six months. As soon as I get it and find some time, I will rewrite it a bit and name it your job description –just to have it on hand, in case those spooks from above come by. Poselami amidžu (See) and tell him that “ that thing” is OK. " Obviously, the advantages of acronyms are unmistakeable. Time saving, confidentiality of data and transparent professionalism and perfection in technical language usage. Every layman simply has to be fascinated and has to give his/her moral approval for the high salary for the speakers in question.

The second level according to this criterion is the passive person: This is a person who understands most of the acronyms but rarely uses them because s/he has no need whatsoever to write about anything related to the job. Those are the mid-level managers who mainly execute orders and shift documents from one folder (See: to ringbinder) to another and then rename and forward them where they are told to.

The third level is a beginner-ublehaš, who thrilled to the point of painful fascination, searches for a dictionary which would help him decipher the meaning of these, to him/her, highly sophisticated terms. Of course, s/he does not dare ask what is it all about because then s/he would descend to the lowest, the fourth level of the ublehašes.

An ubleha’s pariah, a person at the fourth level, approaches Ubleha with an open heart and mind believing in the benefits it may produce for the community and general welfare.  S/he openly asks about the meaning of certain acronyms and exposes his/herself to every possible scorn and contempt. After several painful experiences, the person decides to either go to the third level or to abandon Ubleha and return to his/her coffee, burek, ćevapi and civil service or full-time or part-time studies at one of numerous domestic universities.

For more particular explanation, see ASAP, FYI, TBC, TBP, TOR etc.