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About-turn is pretty much synonymous with about-face, which is the entry I posted before about-turn. It means to make a 180-degree right turn or to reverse direction, opinions or policies. Because I already commented on about-face, I don’t have much to add about about-turn. Not much, but not nothing. The dictionary I’m using, The New […]


“About-face! Forward march!” You’ll often here a drill sergeant threateningly shouting those words in military films when his or her charges are practicing marching. I’ve always thought that was strange; not the words used, but the practicing of marching. Does the ability to march in perfect step with those around you really help to win […]