This is a discussion on Shut up and Go word as opposed to safe word? within the Carry & Defensive Scenarios forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by OldVet Must be careful with "duress" codewords! Many years ago, the monthly duress codeword at the nuclear alert pad at base X ...
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You are not paranoid if They are actually out to get you, however, They probably are not and you probably are.
In college, I found elective classes of my wife and in-laws foreign language. We primarily speak English in our home. My children are not proficient in a foreign language, but over time are accustomed to hearing certain words and phrases.
It is Rare that I ever speak to them in a language other than English, even though their mother and grandparents do.
In Emergency type situations, I have spoken to the children in a foreign language to illicit the response from the children I am looking for.