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An academic's opinions on feminism, politics, literature, philosophy, teaching, academia, and a lot more.

UPD

For years, I wondered what “UPD” meant and why it appeared tagged on to posts and comments. For years. 

Googling it, of course, was not an option because come on.

And then, finally, by pure chance, I saw somebody posting it in Russian, and even though “АПД” means nothing whatsoever in Russian, I finally figured out what it means. 

It’s a nice feeling.

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9 thoughts on “UPD

  1. Dreidel on said:

    “I finally figured out what it means.”

    So for those of us who don’t speak Russian, which is the correct answer?

    Union for Development, a political party in Macao
    Union for Peace and Development, a political party in Burundi
    Union, Progress and Democracy, a political party in Spain
    Underpotential deposition, electro-deposition of a metal
    Uniparental disomy, a chromosomal abnormality
    Universal Print Driver, a LaserJet print driver by Hewlett-Packard
    Unified Police Department of Greater Salt Lake
    Urban planned development, a governmental designation for an urban village-style planned community
    University of the Philippines Diliman, the flagship university of the University of the Philippines System
    University Police Department, on-campus police force at a university

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  2. DWeird on said:

    Som you nee to cut off a bit of a wor for the sak of spe. UPD mea upd, a new pos on an old top.

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