People in the service industry often use codes when speaking about something

People in the service industry often use codes when speaking about something they don’t want the people around to know about.
These are some of those codes:

“Inspector Sands” – Used in the British subways. If you hear the loudspeaker calling for “Inspector Sands”, it means there is a fire in the control room.

“Time Check, the time is …” – Used in stores. If you hear it over the loudspeaker, it means there could be a bomb in the building.

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These are some of the most bold things ever said by people in or before battle…

These are some of the most bold things ever said by people in or before battle:

“I come in peace. I didn’t bring artillery. But I’m pleading with you, with tears in my eyes: If you f*ck with me, I’ll kill you all.”
James Mattis to the recently defeated Iraqi military leaders.

“We’ve been looking for the enemy for some time now. We’ve finally found him. We’re surrounded. That simplifies things.”

Chesty Puller, during the Battle of Chosin Reservoir.

“Before We’re Through With Them, the Japanese Language Will Be Spoken Only in Hell.”
William Halsey Jr., as he surveyed the damage at Pearl Harbor.

While held captive as a prisoner of war by the Germans…

quilt-croppedWhile held captive as a prisoner of war by the Germans, Major Alexis Casdagli passed the time by cross-stitching. The Germans liked his needlework so much that they hung one of his works up on a wall for everyone to see, not realizing that he had hidden a secret message on it:
On the sides, Casdagli had written “God save the King” and “F**k Hitler” in Morse Code.