Where did the phrase"10-4 rubber ducky"come from?

Answer The phrase "10-4" is adapted from police code and has been widely used by CB radio users for many years. It means "yes" or is an acknowledgment of something that has been said. The CB handle "Rubbe... Read More »

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Where did the army phrase ORAHH come from?

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Where did the phrase rubber match come from?

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Where did the phrase"10-4, Rubber Ducky"come from?

Citizens-band radios enjoyed a sudden popularity in the 1970s. "Ten-4, Rubber Ducky," 10-4 being CB slang for "OK" or "thanks," became a national catchphrase, mainly due to Chip Davis' hit song "Co... Read More »