A bit of current military jargon

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Apr 27 22:18:17 UTC 2010

Senior officers say [that MS PowerPoint] does come in handy when the
goal is not imparting information, as in briefings for reporters.

The news-media sessions often last 25 minutes, with 5 minutes left at
the end for questions from anyone still awake. Those types of
PowerPoint presentations, Dr. Hammes said, are known as “_hypnotizing


All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"––a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
–Mark Twain

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

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