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Old May 27th, 2010, 05:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Rev22:17 View Post

Ah, yes. Our NROTC midshipman training manuals had a section devoted to the subtleties of language.

>> 1. "A superior suggests to a subordinate, whereas a subordinate recommends to a superior."

>> 2. "A 'suggestion' by a superior is construed as a direct order."

On a civilian ship, the master and, when acting at his direction, the ship's officers hold the same position of absolute authority over all passengers.

No, there's no ambiguity.

Quite....but I did not say there was any ambiguity....I said they didn't understand the subtlety. To some (quite a few) if the cruise line respectfully request that the suggested dress is as follows....they think they are actually making a suggestion or offering guideance...hey ho...
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