Another casualty of the acronym ‘ISIS’: Florida condo development now to be called ‘3 Thirty Three’

A South Florida condo development that shared its name with terrorist organization Isis has changed its name. Isis Downtown is a major development being built in West Palm Beach.

However, ISIS is also one of the names for the murderous al-Qaida splinter group behind the recent beheading of American journalist James Foley.

It stands for Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and was formed in April 2013 under the leadership of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The Palm Beach Post reports the new building is now being called 3 Thirty Three Downtown.

The developers haven’t commented on the change. Tim Harris, the past president of the Realtor Association of the Palm Beaches, said the prior name had become “scarily negative”…

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