My 1993 book Acronymaia (Dell, Intrepid Linguist Library) explored the lure and lore of abbreviations - historically, liguistically and humorously. Examples, both genuine and facetious, populated its page.
"The Acronym Continues To Inspire Creatively Abbreviated Language (Tactical),"
Word Ways: Vol. 36
, Article 10.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol36/iss2/10