We've been growing more and more accustomed to acronyms as names for many devices, services, types of media, and beyond. From the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA), American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to types of media, like the Joint Photographic Experts Group which brought the world the JPEG and the very convenient Portable Document Format (PDF). Is this shift to using acronyms more prominent because we're lazier as a society? Is it because we want to be more descriptive with our terms, while keeping their names short so they're easy to recite and use? Explore these line of thinking with Todd P, EBSCO Spring Company COO on his blog and be sure to spot by EBSCO Spring Company's website and see everything that springs do for you on a daily, even hourly basis.