Chris Evans and the rest of the Radio 2 Breakfast Show team had their minds blown this morning with the revelation that the words "scuba" and "laser" are actually acronyms. An acronym, for those who have forgotten, is a word comprised from the initial components or letters in a phrase. This etymological bombshell set Radio 2 to wondering - just how many other words in common English usage began life as acronyms? The answer, it transpires, is quite a few. Everyone loves a good laser, particularly in the context of a James Bond film - after all, who could ever forget the famous 'laser crotch' nail biting moment in Goldfinger?
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Its headquarters are at Broadcasting House in Westminster , London. It is the world's oldest national broadcaster,  and the largest broadcaster in the world by number of employees. In , the company was awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise in recognition of its international achievements. From its inception, through the Second World War where its broadcasts helped to unite the nation , to the 21st century, the BBC has played a prominent role in British life and culture. Britain's first live public broadcast was made from the factory of Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Company in Chelmsford in June The Melba broadcast caught the people's imagination and marked a turning point in the British public's attitude to radio. By late , pressure from these quarters and uneasiness among the staff of the licensing authority, the General Post Office GPO , was sufficient to lead to a ban on further Chelmsford broadcasts. But by , the GPO had received nearly broadcast licence requests  and moved to rescind its ban in the wake of a petition by 63 wireless societies with over 3, members. John Reith , a Scottish Calvinist, was appointed its General Manager in December a few weeks after the company made its first official broadcast. Stanton Jefferies was its first Director of Music.
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