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#1 of 2 Old 09-08-2005, 08:33 PM - Thread Starter
 
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so why do some ppl post vegan as 'veg*n' what does it mean and what is its purpose? im just curious b/c ive never seen it that way before. thanks
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The * in "veg*n" is intended as a wildcard figure. It's shorthand for vegetarian/vegan, meant to encompass both without typing them both out every time.
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