Fragments from imaginary dialogues
“What is abbreviation-stacking?”
“It’s the practice of using the same abbreviation for multiple concepts.
For instance one abbreviation I use is MM.
– Memento Mori
– Moving Meditation
“What are the benefits?”
“An abbreviation-stack is an access-point for retrieving multiple things from memory.
In being unexplicit, it forces you to engage in active recall. In other words, it has a built-in challenge, which aids memory consolidation.
Another benefit is that you can resignify already existing abbreviations, turning them into reminders.
For instance the logo LG reminds me of Loving Gratitude [<link; medium read].”