G.I. Jobs Virtual Job Fair   |   May 23

Virtual Job Fair   |   May 23

6 Terms You Won’t Believe Have Military Origins

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5.) “Last ditch effort”

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In the kind of fighting that took place in the 16th and 17 Century, troops didn’t just maneuver around the battlefields in the open, in tight formations, wearing bright colors. I mean, they did that, but they also constructed a series of earthwork redoubts and other protective places to hold. Among these was a series of trenches they could fall back to if the stuff started hitting the fan — and they would dig many in case things went really wrong. But everyone knew by the time you got to your last one, you had to do something amazing, or everyone was likely to die in that last ditch.

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6 Terms You Won’t Believe Have Military Origins
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6 Terms You Won’t Believe Have Military Origins
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While military slang can be fun, it’s even more fun when it seeps into the common vernacular of everyday people.
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