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Whiskey tango foxtrot : the real language of the modern American military

Author: Alan Axelrod
Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores military slang, explaining acronyms, words, and phrases in a text arranged by topic.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Axelrod
ISBN: 9781620876473 1620876477
OCLC Number: 816030429
Description: 212 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Slang, military --
Behind the butt plate --
Living the GI life --
Cake eaters and chicken guts --
Military courtesy and command authority --
After women or liquor --
Conduct unbecoming but completely understandable --
Bang-bang, beans, bullets, bandages & badguys --
Fighting words --
Burn before reading --
Military intelligence and other oxymorons --
Broken arrows and spastic plastic --
Language built to the highest military specs.
Other Titles: WTF, the real language of the modern American military
Real language of the modern American military
Responsibility: Alan Axelrod.

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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  Read more...

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