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March 21, 2014
There is so much riding in this word, and so much upset when it's destiny is not fulfilled.
My dad taught me a joke acroynm for this - which stuck with me for years, and two years ago, I decided to start making new acronyms for it, to change its connotation, and to change my relationship with such a powerful and important word.
As the dictionary sees it:
1fo·cus noun \ˈfō-kəs\: a subject that is being discussed or studied : the subject on which people's attention is focused: a main purpose or interest: a point at which rays of light, heat, or sound meet or from which they move apart or appear to move apart; especially : the point at which an image is formed by a mirror, a lens, etc.
As my father sees it, in acronym form:
As I now see it, in acronym form:
Finish Fundamentals Freedom Fact
One Often Order Opportunity
Course Comes Comprehension Creativity
Until Under Unity Understanding
Success Stress Satisfaction Synergistic