VOCAB TO STUDY & PRACTICE

  • 550: Paracord
  • ABO: All Bets Off
  • Alpha Strategy: Storing extra logistics, as a hedge against inflation, and for use in barter and charity. 
  • BI: Bug In - To shelter in place
  • BO: Bug Out - To leave in a hurry
  • BIS: Bug Out Shelter
  • BLUF: Bottom Line Up Front
  • BOB: Bug Out Bag
  • BOL: But Out Location
  • BOV: Bug Out Vehicle
  • CACHE: A stash of supplies
  • CREB: Class Room Emergency Bag
  • CYA: Cover Your Assets
  • EDC: Every Day Carry
  • EMP: Electro-Magnetic Pulse
  • ESP: Extended Stay Pack
  • EMFH: Every Man For Himself
  • FAK: First Aid Kit
  • FIFO: First In – First Out (Food Storage)
  • FUBAR: “Messed” Up Beyond All Recognition
  • GHB: Get Home Bag
  • GOOD: Get Out of Dodge
  • ICC: In Car Carry
  • IFAC: Individual First Aid Case
  • INCH BAG: I’m Never Coming Home Bag
  • IVAL:  Improvise, Value Living, Act Like the Natives, Live By Your Wits 
  • JIC: Just In Case
  • KISS: Keep It Simple, Stupid
  • LAO: Learn to Adapt and Overcome
  • LTFAD: Live to Fight Another Day
  • LTS: Long Term Survival
  • Mall Ninja: Someone that values style over substance
  • MRE: Meals Ready to Eat
  • NO DUFF: This is Not a Drill
  • OpSec: Operational Security
  • PC: Personal Carry
  • Pollyanna: Someone that is in denial that TEOTWAWKI could occur
  • PDW: Personal Defense Weapon
  • PEK: Personal Escape Kit
  • PMA: Positive Mental Attitude
  • PSK: Personal Survival Kit
  • PSP: Personal Survival Plan
  • Prepper: Prepared Individual
  • Shelf Life: The useful life of product in home storage
  • SFWF: Shelter, Fire, Water, Food
  • SOL: “Mr. Hankey” Out Of Luck
  • SOP: Standard Operating Procedures
  • PSHTP: Post “Mr. Hankey” Hits the Fan
  • SHTF: “Mr. Hankey” Hits the Fan
  • SNAFU: Situation Normal All “Messed” Up
  • SOP: Standard Operating Procedure(s)
  • SP: Survival Prepping
  • TEOTWAWKI: The End Of The World As We Know it
  • WTSHTF: When The “Mr. Hankey” Hits the Fan
  • WROL: Without Rule Of Law
  • YOYO: You are On Your Own
  • Zombie: The name for the unprepared and often aggressive masses​ who will look to take what you have prepared