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What does GATG stand for?

GATG stands for Going Against the Grain

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Recently the jury have made some insightful decisions, going against the grain of architectural hero worship to reward the more thoughtful.
Wright, not incidentally, has made a habit recently of going against the grain when it comes to some of the most powerful members of his party.
” M-1, who cites Sun Tzu (author of the influential "Art of War"), Ho Chi Minh, Malcom X, Mao Zedong and Muhammad Ali , as his revolutionary influences, has always prided himself in going against the grain, even if that meant strife with the mainstream industry.
Esquire's list of America's Best and Brightest, included in the magazine's December ``Genius'' issue, includes Siegal among 38 men and women ``who are going against the grain, producing miracles in defiance of convention,'' according to Editor in Chief David Granger.
I don't care if it's supposed to be ironic and irreverent and I'm going against the grain, but this nonsense is barely deserving of one star, dark or otherwise.
Its author seems to expect, even welcome, the controversy that this experiment will provoke and explicitly states her wish to imitate the slave narratives by challenging both liberal humanism and Western metaphysics while at the same time going against the grain of critics who tend to overemphasize aesthetics, anthropology, or sociology in their readings of African American literature.