Have you ever overheard two doctors talking to each in medical speak?
Ever had a plumber try to explain to you why this or that fixture/joint is not compatible with this or that coping/fitting?
Ever gone to a ‘do it yourself’ weekend-warrior class at the hardware store, then tried to rewire/retrofit that thing only to make a second trip to the hardware store?
Ever listen to someone in the military tell a story that has so many initials, codewords and acronyms that you get L.O.S.T. in the W.E.e.D.s ?
Every craft/profession has its own vocabulary, short-hand, and set of tools that are specific to that discipline. No one seems to mind this at all. Then there is theology.
My theory is that is has something to do with the reality that everyone – no matter age or education level…
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