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11% Of Americans Think SMS Stands For Sadomasochism

Americans are struggling with various tech acronyms

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Results from a new study via ligo.co.uk on Americans’ familarity with a number of common tech acronyms, 11% of Americans believe SMS is shorthand for sadomasochism.

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The study involved 2,999 American men and women, all of whom were 18 years of age or older. Almost 2 in 10 identified ADSL as a type of pet insurance.

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19% said VOIP is a type of social network

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15% thought DECT was an area of Eastern China

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The survey asked about non-tech acronyms too and 17% of those surveyed thought that UKIP was a type of bladder infection.

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