were initially translated from Soviet Leninist terms. The same reasoning was in evidence when the Royal Bank of Canada 's Canadian operations rebranded to RBC Royal Bank, or when Bank of Montreal rebranded their retail banking subsidiary BMO Bank of Montreal. Casing of expansions edit Although many authors of expository writing show a predisposition to capitalizing the initials of the expansion for pedagogical emphasis (trying to thrust the reader's attention toward where the letters are coming from this sometimes conflicts with. "SOSes or when pluralizing an abbreviation that has periods. That's what they call words made up of initials. but not when pronounced as a word, as in " nato ". ISC) providing cissp security accreditation to Interpol computer crime units" (Press release). For instance, the full name of China's highest ruling council, the Politburo Standing Committee (PSC is "Standing Committee of the Central Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China". The armed forces and government agencies frequently employ acronyms; some well-known examples from the United States are among the " alphabet agencies " (also jokingly referred to as " alphabet soup created by Franklin.