- Washington DC expression: the briefcase carried by a military officer containing the launch codes to America's nuclear arsenal. Follows the President everywhere.
The person carrying the football is usually a field grade officer, generally a major or lieutenant commander.
Contrary to myth the football is not handcuffed to the carrier.
Dictionary of american slang with examples. .
Look at other dictionaries:
The Football Association — Gründung 1863 FIFA Beitritt 1905 … Deutsch Wikipedia
The Football Combination — Countries England … Wikipedia
The Football League 2008–09 — The Football League 2008 ndash;09 (entitled Coca Cola Football League for sponsorship reasons), will be the seventeenth season under its current league division format. It will begin in August 2008 and conclude in May 2009, with the promotion… … Wikipedia
The Football Association — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda The Football Association Fundación 1863 Afiliación a la FIFA 1905 Afiliación a la UEFA 1954 … Wikipedia Español
The Football League 2006-07 — The Football League is contested through three Divisions. The divisions are the Football League Championship, Football League One and Football League Two. The winner and the runner up of the Championship are automatically promoted to the… … Wikipedia
The Football League 2004-05 — The 2004 05 football league season was contested through three divisions. 2004 05 was the first season to feature the rebranded Football League. The First Division, Second Division and Third Division were renamed the Football League Championship … Wikipedia
The Football League 2007–08 — The Football League is contested through three divisions. The divisions are the League Championship, League One and League Two. The winner and the runner up of the League Championship will be automatically promoted to the Premier League and they… … Wikipedia
The Football League 1890–91 — The Football League 1890 91 was the third Football league season, after dominating and being crowned champions for the first two football league seasons Preston North End slipped to second and Everton won the league with a two point gap.… … Wikipedia
The Football League 1891-92 — The Football League 1891 ndash;92 was the fourth season of English league football, and the last season of the football league running in a single division. Sunderland were the winners of the league which was their first ever league success. At… … Wikipedia
(the) Football Association — the Football Association [the Football Association] (abbr the FA) a British organization that was established in 1863 to decide the rules of the game of ↑football. It controls the way game is played in England and is responsible for all English… … Useful english dictionary