The term "Roger that" is a widespread term for confirmation, either between truckers on their CB radios, kids playing back and forth with walkie-talkies, or even face to face. It's easy to adopt the phrase and understand what it means without ever really knowing where it came from. So here's a brief history for your edification. You may be familiar with the current NATO version of the phonetic alphabet Alpha, Bravo, Charlie , where the the word for "R" is Romeo, but before that standard was adopted in , the words were a bit different, and the word for "R" was "Roger. But the use of "Roger" as a confirmation has roots that go back even further. In the Morse code days, when sending long messages could be arduous, a useful shorthand was to respond with single, meaningful letters. Responding to a message with the letter "R," for instance, simply let the sender know that their message had been received.
Where does Roger that come from?
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