alphabet agencies

"алфавитные агентства"
Многочисленные федеральные ведомства, созданные в целях регулирования социально-экономической сферы в период "Нового курса" [New Deal] президента Ф. Д. Рузвельта [Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (FDR)], главным образом в 1933-1935. Стали широко известны по их сокращенным буквенным наименованиям. Критикуя "Новый курс", губернатор штата Нью-Йорк Эл Смит [Smith, Alfred Emmanuel (Al)] говорил, что он "утонул в супе с буковками" [alphabet soup].

English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2013.

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