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What does CYA stand for?

CYA stands for Cover Your Ass

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In short, in a world filled with exorbitant dreams, egomaniacs, and dashed hopes, it's best to cover your ass.
But congratulations on your six-figure income -- you'll need it to pay your rent, or vehicle insurance, or health insurance, or day care, or just to cover your ass when the next corporate restructuring comes, leaving you without your job.