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#1 of 5 Old 09-04-2008, 10:11 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Why do some folks use the * in the word?

I know in other forums that people will use the * in words in lue of profanity, but I'm seeing it used by folks who are vegan... I don't quite understand??

What am I missing?
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Veg*n can refer to either vegetarians or vegans.
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thank you! makes sense now!
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It does make it a whole lot easier when typing.
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I had the same question not too long ago.
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