Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

The Real Language of the Modern American Military

eBook - 2013
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Few areas of human endeavor have produced more-or more colorful-terms than has the military. Soldiers, sailors, marines, and airmen have over centuries come up with words, phrases, and acronyms to express everything from raw emotion to complex technology. The military is both a distinctive way of life and a community, and a command of its slang is essential to admission to full membership within the group. Most military slang is almost always familiar only to the troops. Mating mosquitoes, for example, refers to the two-chevron insignia of the Army corporal. Gadget>
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2013.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (161 pages)

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