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Met police appeal for help with new acronym in fight against gun crime

no help whatsoever from News InternationalThe Metropolitan Police have issued a public appeal for help with creating a ‘really cool sounding acronym’ in an attempt to reduce gun crime in London.

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Posted: Oct 16th, 2011
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Man dies from stroke after wife fails to remember FAST acronym

His wife Jane said ‘when he collapsed I thought it might have been a stroke and thought of calling an ambulance, but then I remembered the ad. I was pretty sure it was a four letter word, maybe starting with F, but that was all I could remember. It had me stumped for ages.’

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Posted: May 25th, 2010
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Cabinet Office: ‘All Departments must have same Acronym’

In an attempt to cut the soaring administrative costs incurred every time the Prime Minister announces a new or merged ministry, senior civil servants have issued a new edict stating that from now all government departments shall be known as ‘DCTS’.

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Posted: Aug 5th, 2009
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