Ansi is a word for describing a state of hydration. Like "full" is to "hungry", ansi is to thirsty. Ansi descends from the latin word "transitus", which means "cross-over", or "to make a passage", thus crossing from a thirsty to an un-thirsty equilibrium.
I'm thirsty" "Really? You should drink something, and you'll be ansi.
Association of Noteworthy Standards Ignorance - so called because developers of technology don't understand the true meaning (American National Standards Institute) and refuse to implement their rules. This causes nightmares for other developers, especially with different database vendors and programming language implementations.
The programmer spent many unproductive weeks and experienced various nightmares converting the large e-commerce application to use Oracle instead of SQL Server after his firm decided to switch vendors. Since neither implementation of SQL adheres to the ANSI standards, problems can be expected to keep coming in the future.