tl;dr: Probably the best resource for naming a company or project.
Telegrams were pithy, using literal convections with few to no punctuations. Telegram services like Western Union used to charge by the word and even character limit words, so different sets of codes were developed to convey more meaning in fewer words.
This guide takes a root word, lists common phrases using that word, and assigns a word as a code for the phrase. Many of the code words are unique, which is what makes this a powerful naming tool.
Author: William Clauson-Thue
Link: The ABC Universal Commercial Electric Telegraphic Code
First published on July 1, 2020