Why does the flying industry use abnormal english?

George Carlin did a standup routine on flying, and its use of euphemisms. Now I wonder why they use these words. Boarding process: boarding Pre-board: board first Change of Equipment: Broken Plane Seat forward back: Seat up Flight Deck: Cockpit Captain: Pilot Water Landing: Crash in the Ocean Immediate Seating... show more George Carlin did a standup routine on flying, and its use of euphemisms. Now I wonder why they use these words.

Boarding process: boarding
Pre-board: board first
Change of Equipment: Broken Plane
Seat forward back: Seat up
Flight Deck: Cockpit
Captain: Pilot
Water Landing: Crash in the Ocean
Immediate Seating Area: SEAT
Uniformed Crew Member: Stewardess
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