Military Jargon

Actual: The (Marine) unit commander. Used to distinguish the commander from the radioman when the call sign is used Advanced Individual Training: Specialized training taken after Basic Training, also referred […]

Food Jargon

Appetizer: A small first course dish that is presented before the entree. Some guests mistake appetizers for entrees. Bill: An itemized total of purchases before tips. Perhaps someone you work […]

Political Jargon

Left Wing : Political jargon for liberal, progressive viewpoint Right Wing : Jargon meaning a conservative viewpoint Big Government: A negative term, used mainly by conservatives to describe government programs […]

Maritime Jargon

Every profession has its own jargon and the Navy is no exception. For the Navy, it’s bulkhead, deck and overhead and not wall, floor, and ceiling. Some Maritime terminology has […]