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Word of the Day — May 12, 2013

May 14, 2013 - Scott Viau
parlance - par-lans - a unique way of speaking or of using words - often used in a particular job or interest

Example: "Joe Klein writes in Time about John McCain's knowledge of our war in Iraq: '...even those who supported it were appalled that the dreadful Donald Rumsfeld had formulated a plan without a final phase of operations - Phase IV in military parlance - to stabilize the country and hand it back to the Iraqis.'"

 
 

 

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