Someone at Yahoo! DIY should correct this error — stat!
Stat isn’t an acronym; it’s an adjective and adverb that means “immediately or at once.”
Exchanging good-humored, playful conversation, an impala and a leopard must have shocked the world — except for the people at yahoo.com, who reported their banter:
In truth, the only folks who are shocked are those who read this and can’t believe there’s a professional writer out there who does not know the meaning of the word banter.