Swedes often say CD Skiva as in Compact disk disk. In English you sometimes say ATM machine as in Automated teller machine machine. What are other examples of such redundant endings?
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PIN Number (Personal Identification Number Number) comes to mind
They are referred to as RAS Syndrome, with the RAS standing for Redundant Acronym Syndrome
LCD display (Liquid Crystal Display display)
GUI Interface (Graphical User Interface Interface).
EULA agreement (End User License Agreement agreement)
This phenomenon isn't exclusive to acronyms either. The La Brea Tar Pits can be translated as The The Tar Tar Pits.
VIN Number (Vehicle identification number number), also tuna fish.
VAT Tax ( Value Added Tax Tax )
AC current/ DC current (alternating current/direct current)
IP protocol (internet protocol)