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Re: Acronyms & Terms Common to the Mormon Internet

Posted: 19 Aug 2018, 17:56
by Katzpur
PoX? I can tell what the subject is, but what are those letters supposed to stand for? :oops:

Re: Acronyms & Terms Common to the Mormon Internet

Posted: 19 Aug 2018, 18:18
by Curt Sunshine
It stands for "Policy of Exclusion" - because "pox" has a more negative connotation than "poe".

I personally don't like the term, mostly because it is so broad and generic and simultaneously limited in its application, but I understand completely why it was coined and has caught on among people who disapprove.

Re: Acronyms & Terms Common to the Mormon Internet

Posted: 20 Aug 2018, 18:20
by LookingHard
And just to be more clear, the November 2015 policy disallowing children of a gay parent in a homosexual relationship to have any ordinances until they are 18 and denounce their gay parents choice.

Re: Acronyms & Terms Common to the Mormon Internet

Posted: 20 Aug 2018, 19:45
by nibbler
In the spirit of Acronyms & Terms Common to the Mormon Internet and following recent news, here's a new one I've seen floating around:

Taco J. Colds.

The Actual Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Re: Acronyms & Terms Common to the Mormon Internet

Posted: 20 Aug 2018, 19:55
by mom3
Taco J. Colds.

The Actual Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
I can do this. :clap: :clap: :clap:

Re: Acronyms & Terms Common to the Mormon Internet

Posted: 20 Aug 2018, 22:22
by SamBee
Katzpur wrote:
19 Aug 2018, 17:56
PoX? I can tell what the subject is, but what are those letters supposed to stand for? :oops:
It took me a while to get that one too, FYI BTW & IMHO.

Yours from the EQ of the LDS, sorry TCOJCOLDS.