"Generation Kill" glossary

Benjamin Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Mon Jul 21 19:49:51 UTC 2008

Here's an extensive glossary of Iraq War terms used in the HBO miniseries
"Generation Kill":


Evidently derived from this Word document:


Some interesting items on the list, though it does repeat the POG = "Person
Other than Grunt" etymythoacronym.

--Ben Zimmer

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

More information about the Ads-l mailing list