- Dictatorship of the Linguistic. Flick, Cathy // Progressive;Dec84, Vol. 48 Issue 12, p6
Comments on an article, previously published in the periodical 'The Progressive,' concerning military terms.
- Terms from Military History. Ammer, Christine // MHQ: Quarterly Journal of Military History;Spring2008, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p15
The article looks at some military terms that have become clichÃ©s. All present and accounted for was originally used as a response to roll call. The term is redundant because if one is present, one is accounted for. Another term is rise and shine, which means it is time to wake up. Spit and...
- LINE OF DUTY ï¿½ WHAT IS IT? Clark, George // Flying Safety;Mar2005, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p30
Discusses the concept of Line of duty as used in the U.S. Air Force.
- GLOSSARY. McNab, Chris // Learning Mental Endurance with the U.S. Marines;2003, p58
The article presents a glossary of military terms and phrases.
- Among Other Things. // Saturday Evening Post;9/20/1941, Vol. 214 Issue 12, p4
Discusses various reports published within the issue, including the British military terms used in the short story "Attack Alarm."
- Soldier-speak. Leonard, Robert R. // Army Magazine;Sep99, Vol. 49 Issue 9, p71
Focuses on the origin of military terminology in the United States. Etymology of some military terms; Meanings of these terms to people who first used them; Military terminologies as part of the US Army's rich traditions.
- Fighting Words. Puffer, Raymond L. // Library Journal;3/1/1989, Vol. 114 Issue 4, p66
Reviews the book "Fighting Words," by Christine Ammer.
- Effects-Based Airpower and Space Power. Berg, Paul D. // Air & Space Power Journal;Spring2006, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p17
The article discusses the concept of effects-based operations (EBO), a military terminology which was popular among the air force service in the U.S. during the Gulf War in 1991. Military personnel of air force used EBO to assist in comprehending the successful outcome of war but this idea was...
- Terms from Military History. Ammer, Christine // MHQ: Quarterly Journal of Military History;Autumn2003, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p29
Presents words and phrases that came into usage during World War I. Slacker; For the duration; AWOL; Boot; Boot camp.