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List: Rough drafts of the acronym YOLO


The origins of the acronym "YOLO" have been well documented. But do you know what preceded the final version of the phrase?


You occasionally live once

You only limbo once

Yolks only like ovums

You ogle ladies ooh

Yaks once liked Ontario

Yams obliterate loose orthotics

Youth organizes lonely Oreos

Yummy octagons liberate orneriness

Young opthamologists lactate occasionally  

Yemeni obliterates Libya’s opulence

Yesterday’s oak lichen obfuscates

Yell “otter's liver!” often

Yawn, odd lights out.

Yay! Octopus limerick omnibus!

Yo-yo or light orange?

Yodel odely lo o

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