USAF Jargon

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Mon Jan 12 04:49:50 UTC 2004

On Sat, Jan 10, 2004 at 12:42:17PM -0500, Dave Wilton wrote:
> A few months ago I started a new job working for the Air Force. I started
> collecting various bits of jargon and slang overheard in meetings. I had
> intended to take this up seriously, but I am now moving on to another job
> (where I can collect Silicon Valley slang). So for the record, here is the
> rather paltry collection that I acquired, or at least the ones I haven't
> seen documented elsewhere:


> "BOGSAT", jocular acronym, "bunch of guys sitting around a table", as in
> "that research project sounded very good, but it was only a BOGSAT"

This one at least is in HDAS, with a few quotes from the mid-1980s.

Jesse Sheidlower

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