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FPP Etiquette: acronyms, abbreviations, and jargon

This recent FPP includes acronyms not explained in the post; and, generally, even for someone (me) who is generically science-literate at an undergrad (+, depending on the area of science) university level, it's pretty unclear what the post is about. I've had complaints about some of my comments being too technical for the general metafilter audience, so I imagine if I found myself having little idea what the post topic was about after reading, it's probably unclear to many other folks too. I'm a little sad about this both from a quality of Metafilter FPPs viewpoint and from a quality of public science communication viewpoint, as someone who cares about both of those things. In short: the links therein might be the best of the web, but the FPP isn't. Can we try to do better please? Would a reminder on the new post page that posters should keep the entire Metafilter audience in mind when crafting posts perhaps help?
posted by eviemath on Oct 16, 2017 - 87 comments

YAPAMNTDS

YAPAMNTDS (Yet Another Post Asking MeFites Not To Do Something) [more inside]
posted by theichibun on Mar 15, 2012 - 94 comments

[MI] needs to die PDQ IMHO.

[MI] needs to die PDQ IMHO.
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken on Jan 18, 2004 - 28 comments

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