[LMB] OT: CinC

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Tue Jan 17 23:07:25 GMT 2017


> On Jan 17, 2017, at 2:30 PM, B. Ross Ashley <brashley46 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> [rant] Recently I have noticed the usage "Commander and Chief" is becoming
> more prevalent, reaching even as far as this List, whose listees should
> really know better ... it is Commander-in-Chief, darnit. The person who
> gives the orders, to whom all other Commanders are subordinate, is the
> Commander-IN-Chief. [/rant]

I’m always the last to know about such odd usages.    Maybe that’s because I mainly hang around people my own age.


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