The initials "CM" in wrestler CM Punk's name originally stood for "Chick Magnet." He began using these initials when he was paired with CM Venom in the Chick Magnets tag team in the 1990s.
CM Punk, whose real name outside of the wrestling ring is Phillip Jack Brooks, has given several explanations for the "CM" initials. In a 2006 interview, he explained, "I tell people it stands for C. Montgomery Burns, as in Mr. Burns from 'The Simpsons.' I tell people they are initials for my real name, Chuck Mosley, which is not true at all. I'll say it stands for Crooked Moonsault, Charles Manson ... Cookie Monster is another good one."Learn More
Martin Luther King Jr., an African-American Baptist minister and social activist from Georgia, stood for peace, equality and justice, especially for African-Americans and the socially disadvantaged. He played an integral role in the American civil rights movement and is considered to be the driving force that brought about such legislation as the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.Full Answer >
The DHL in DHL Express comes from the initials of the cofounders' last names: Adrian Dalsey, Larry Hillblom and Robert Lynn. The company was founded on September 25, 1969. By 1971, it hadÂ become the first express delivery company that provided international door-to-door service.Full Answer >
According to PNC, the company's current name came from the shared initials of a 1983 bank merger between Pittsburgh National Corporation and Provident National Corporation. The bank merger was the largest in U.S. history at the time.Full Answer >
LPG stands for liquefied petroleum gas and it refers to compressed gas made up of combustible hydrocarbons such as butane or propane, which are used as fuel or as a raw material component for chemical synthesis. Propane contains three carbon atoms and eight hydrogen atoms while butane is made up of four carbon atoms and 10 hydrogen atoms.Full Answer >