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#1 Old 02-04-2017, 02:37 PM
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Question Why do people say "veg*n" instead of "vegan"?

I've seen this a lot. Why do people use the word "veg*n" instead of "vegan" on this forum?
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#2 Old 02-04-2017, 02:53 PM
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Generally, veg*n is used to mean, both vegetarians and vegans, as an overall group. It includes all non-meat eaters.

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Or either one. * is a wildcard character, sort of meaning fill-in-the-blank
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#4 Old 02-04-2017, 05:37 PM
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veg*n usually means vegetarian or vegan. I was a bit confused when I first saw it.
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#5 Old 02-07-2017, 07:36 AM
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Ah I see, thanks!
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