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New HB acronym - Exists But Obscure
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One lesson of the Internet (even apart from HB) is that there are very few really new ideas. I post very few of my own half baked ideas here because I take the time to search for prior art. and cull the ones someone else thought of first.

But sometimes I miss. Had an idea for a toy a few days ago and searched with various terms... couldn't find anything like it so I went ahead and posted. It took a couple days for someone else to find the exact thing.

So ... EBNWK: Exists But Not Widely Known? EBHTF: Exists But Hard To Find?

EBO: Exists But Obscure... is the shortest I could come up with. Though I'm sure some acronym already exists for this purpose that I just haven't stumbled upon yet.

kdf, May 21 2020

ELO? https://www.youtube...watch?v=X3N9SVfs0jg
[Cuit_au_Four, May 21 2020]

As long as you don't confuse it with http://acronymsands...om/EBO-meaning.html
other EBO usages [kdf, May 21 2020]


       nwkte ?
FlyingToaster, May 21 2020

Too ambiguous. I could say a borg's soul is NWKTE without implying anything about its actual existence.

       EBO is shorter and more definite.
kdf, May 21 2020

       I like the sound of it. I also like the word "obscure". It's underused, in my opinion, and EBO reminds me of ELO. What can be bad about that? ( [Cuit_au_ Four]'s linky.)
blissmiss, May 21 2020

       Not to be confused with Extrahepatic Biliary Obstruction, or Extremely Bad Operations, or ... Ebola. (see acronyms & and abbreviations link)
kdf, May 21 2020

       I love that list, [kdf]. Evil Baby Orphanage - brilliant.
tatterdemalion, May 21 2020

       I initially read Employee Buyout as Employee Burnout.
wjt, May 23 2020


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