The world of prepping, survivalism, and homesteading is basically one huge subculture. And as with every subculture, it has its own terms, acronyms, and concepts that the rest of society isn’t familiar with.
If you’re new to this world, you’re going to come across most of these terms eventually. In fact, you’ve probably already seen terms like “bug out bag” or acronyms such as “SHTF”.
In this article, I’m going to list all the most common prepper terms and acronyms and explain what they mean. We’ll start with the acronyms. (If you’re still confused by the terms the acronyms stand for, most of them are explained in the section on prepper terms below.)