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Phrases We Owe to Red Cross

A few weeks ago I ran across this Tumblr that shares some everyday phrases we owe to Shakespeare:

Which got me to thinking, “We’re no Shakespeare, but we sure have a lot of weird terms and acronyms. I wonder how many phrases might we owe to the Red Cross?”

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We do have a small dictionary to explain some of our idioms, but we could use your help to add to it. Add your favorite Red Cross term or acronym in the comments.

 

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