Myths & Facts: #1
Many people have been guilty of incorrect use of the word “civvies.”
For instance, “Look at all the civvies welcoming home the troops at the airport.”
While there are, in fact, civvies at the airport, they’re probably not welcoming home troops (or eating hamburgers or buying books to read on the plane).
Have you misused “civvies”? When and how? Tell us in the comments.