Monday Night Owls - 5 September 2016 - Secret Language of Flight Attendants
We read about the meaning of the words and phrases that flight attendants use during flights:
Vocabulary Top 10:
lever - a bar or rod that is used to operate or adjust something on a machine, vehicle, device, etc.
stow - to put (something that is not being used) in a place where it is available, where it can be kept safely
sill - a piece of wood, metal, or stone at the bottom of a door frame or a window frame
latch - a device that holds a door, gate, or window closed and that consists of a bar that falls into a holder when it is closed and that is lifted when it is open
galley - the kitchen of a ship or airplane
cohort - a friend or companion; a group of people with something in common
flustered - upset or nervous
tedious - boring and too slow or long
groan - to make a deep sound because of pain or some strong emotion (such as grief or disappointment); to complain about something
choppy - rough with small waves; marked by sudden stops and starts : not connected smoothly
Have you ever heard any of these phrases during a flight? Have you ever been in any of the situations mentioned in the article?