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DON'T TAKE LIFE TOO SERIOUSLY- IT'S NOT PERMANENT

Each morning say " I will do my best today and strive to do better tomorrow". Each evening say "I did my best today and tomorrow I will do better."

A FEEBLE BODY LEADS TO A WEAKENED MIND.



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2/3/20 4:47 P

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Linda's post about vegan acronyms made me think it might be great to have an ongoing list.

Please feel free to respond with additions. I'll copy and update the list as we go, so it stays at the top of the thread. :)

Vegan/Plant-Based Terms and Acronyms

Abolitionist: Ethical position - advocates to end all animal use and abuse as soon as possible
Ag-Gag: Laws and proposed laws intended to criminalize journalism that exposes factory farming practices
Albumin: Egg white - used in wines and other products
AO: Animal Outlook
Carnism: Ideology and system that supports consumption and use of animals and animal products
CF: Cruelty Free
FOK: Forks Over Knives - Book/Film and movement based on the China Study
DF: Dairy Free
EB: Earth Balance
EVOO: Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
Gary: (Humorous) Used in vegan circles to refer to cheese, after legal attempts to stop "plant-based cheese"
GF: Gluten Free
GFO: Gluten-free Option
HCLF: High Carb Low Fat
Isinglass: Fish-derived gelatin primarily used in beer
MFA: Mercy for Animals - Animal rights organization
MM: Meatless Monday
Nooch: Nutritional Yeast
PETA: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals - animal rights organization
Plant-Based: Term that refers to a diet of only or mostly plants as opposed to "vegan."
PPK: Post Punk Kitchen
SAD: Standard American Diet
Seitan: Very high protein substance made from wheat gluten
VB6: Vegan Before 6
Vegan: Ethical way of life that seeks to avoid consumption or use of all animal-based food and materials
Welfarist: Ethical position - advocates for harm reduction in attainable stages
WFPB: Whole Food Plant-Based
WFPBNO: Whole Food Plant-Based No Oil
WFPBSOS: Whole Food, Plant-Based, Salt-Free, Oil-Free, Sugar-Free
WOE: Way of Eating
NO: No Oil
SOS: Salt-Free, Oil-Free, Sugar-Free
Zero Waste: Movement to reduce plastic use as much as possible

Internet/SP Acronyms

2G2BT: Too Good to Be True
AFAIK: As Far As I Know
AFK: Away from Keyboard
BTW: By the Way
DH/DW/DS/DD/DS/DSIL/DSIL/MIL: Dear Husband/Wife/Son/Daughter/Daughter-in-Law etc.
FYI: For Your Information
IANAL: I am Not a Lawyer
ICYMI / in case you missed it
IIRC: If I Recall Correctly
IKR: I know, right?
ILY: I love you :)
ISO: In Search of
LMK: Let Me Know
ROTFL: Rolling on the Floor Laughing
ROTFLMAO: Rolling on the Floor Laughing my A__ Off
SMH/SMDH: Shaking My Head/Shaking My Damn Head
TY/TYVM: Thank You/Thank You Very Much
YW/YVW: You're Welcome/You're Very Welcome


Finally, a ginormous list of all the acronyms in the entire world AFAIC (as far as I'm concerned!):
www.webopedia.com/quick_ref/textmess
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eabbreviations.asp


--Night

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-- At the Well Project






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