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Any Perception Required

Acronyms in the small print of mortgage advertisements are being interpreted in increasingly interesting ways, particularly among the under-25s.

APR was thought to mean Another Pint Required, while some thought LTV means Loves Television.

Mortgages were far from the minds of the individual who thought MRP means Meal Required Pronto and SVR means Still Very Raunchy.

The Diary was equally impressed by the VFM given by health workers who came up with Average Pulse Rate, Little Toe Verucca, Might Require Plaster and Small Valium Required.

Thanks to Yorkshire Building Society for bringing these to us. Pints and Valium -it sounds like the respondents know their mortgage brokers.

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