Tired of “Boots on the ground”?

I almost crashed my car when I was listening to NPR.  The reporter, in Iraq, said that he was “boots on the ground here”.

Isn’t “here” enough?  Was he wearing boots, or shoes?  Or perhaps in a building, several feet away from dirt?


Author: Stan

I was born in Ohio, and have lived most of my life here. I was into technology from an early age: math, chemistry, physics, electronics, amateur radio, flying, scuba diving. My business is an extension of my techological interests. I love what I do.

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