skip to content
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot : the Real Language of the Modern American Military. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot : the Real Language of the Modern American Military.

Author: Alan Axelrod
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
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  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Axelrod, Alan.
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot : The Real Language of the Modern American Military.
New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Axelrod
ISBN: 9781626363687 1626363684
OCLC Number: 854976564
Description: 1 online resource (161 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Table Of Contents; Book (1), Slang, Military; One: Behind the Butt Plate; Two: Cake Eaters and Chicken Guts; Three: After Women or Liquor; Four: Bang-bang, Beans, Bullets, Bandages & Badguys; Five: Burn Before Reading; Six: Broken Arrows and Spastic Plastic.

Abstract:

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>

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/854976564> # Whiskey Tango Foxtrot : the Real Language of the Modern American Military.
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "854976564" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    rdfs:comment "Warning: This malformed URI has been treated as a string - 'http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/1486-1/{09AE8D66-3B23-4C8C-A56F-7113B3A9105E}Img100.jpg'" ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1177517058#Topic/sailors_united_states_language> ; # Sailors--United States--Language
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1020874> ; # Military art and science
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/911645> ; # English language--Slang
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1177517058#Topic/soldiers_united_states_language> ; # Soldiers--United States--Language
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1125276> ; # Soldiers--Language
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1177517058#Topic/english_language_united_states_slang> ; # English language--United States--Slang
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1177517058#Topic/language_arts_&_disciplines_general> ; # LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES--General
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/427.973088355/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1103552> ; # Sailors--Language
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1177517058#Topic/military_art_and_science_united_states> ; # Military art and science--United States
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/110771967> ; # Alan Axelrod
    schema:datePublished "2013" ;
    schema:description "Front Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Table Of Contents; Book (1), Slang, Military; One: Behind the Butt Plate; Two: Cake Eaters and Chicken Guts; Three: After Women or Liquor; Four: Bang-bang, Beans, Bullets, Bandages & Badguys; Five: Burn Before Reading; Six: Broken Arrows and Spastic Plastic."@en ;
    schema:description "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>"@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1177517058> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:genre "Dictionaries"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1177517058#CreativeWork/whiskey_tango_foxtrot_the_real_language_of_the_modern_american_military> ;
    schema:name "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot : the Real Language of the Modern American Military."@en ;
    schema:productID "854976564" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/854976564#PublicationEvent/new_york_skyhorse_publishing_inc_2013> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1177517058#Agent/skyhorse_publishing_inc> ; # Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=648966> ;
    schema:url <https://www.overdrive.com/search?q=09AE8D66-3B23-4C8C-A56F-7113B3A9105E> ;
    schema:url <https://samples.overdrive.com/whiskey-tango-foxtrot?.epub-sample.overdrive.com> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1320347> ;
    schema:url "http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/1486-1/{09AE8D66-3B23-4C8C-A56F-7113B3A9105E}Img100.jpg" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781626363687> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/854976564> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1177517058#Agent/skyhorse_publishing_inc> # Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Skyhorse Publishing, Inc." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1177517058#Topic/language_arts_&_disciplines_general> # LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES--General"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1177517058#Topic/military_art_and_science_united_states> # Military art and science--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85085132> ;
    schema:name "Military art and science--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1020874> # Military art and science
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Military art and science"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1103552> # Sailors--Language
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sailors--Language"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1125276> # Soldiers--Language
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Soldiers--Language"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/911645> # English language--Slang
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "English language--Slang"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/110771967> # Alan Axelrod
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Axelrod" ;
    schema:givenName "Alan" ;
    schema:name "Alan Axelrod" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1177517058#CreativeWork/whiskey_tango_foxtrot_the_real_language_of_the_modern_american_military>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot : The Real Language of the Modern American Military." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/854976564> ; # Whiskey Tango Foxtrot : the Real Language of the Modern American Military.
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781626363687>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1626363684" ;
    schema:isbn "9781626363687" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/854976564>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/854976564> ; # Whiskey Tango Foxtrot : the Real Language of the Modern American Military.
    schema:dateModified "2016-09-14" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.