Here are some of the many acronyms you should be aware of when tackling origami.
Learn them all, so you won't look foolish at dinner-parties. Please submit any additions.
||Bay Area Rapid Folders
||British Origami Container Society
||Brill's Own Toilet Tissue Origami Module
||Predominantly Easy, Totally Reliable, Origami Language
||People Out Practising Paperfolding And Dining On Masala.
||Folds Best Left Unseen
||Front Range Origami Group
||Holds Together Better Using Glue
||Impressive, But Ugly
||I Created That Three Years Ago
||Oh Dear, It's Ripped
||Society for Origami in Britain
Origami USA used to be snappily known as the "Friends of the Origami Center of America". Aside from the fact that "centre" was misspelled, the acronym "FOCA" could be misconstrued as an insult, especially when pronounced by a Brooklyn taxi driver ("who youse callin a FOCA?") so a change of name was required. Their new acronym has created a fascinating dilemma over pronounciation. here are some popular options;
|Oh you sah
||Oh oo sah
||Oh you essay
No doubt you have your favourite!