Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Flying the US Flag at Half-Mast

ESLPodcast Blog: Watch Where You Put That Flag

In the U.S., when an important person in government dies, flags are flown (displayed) at half-mast* or half-staff* (both terms are commonly used). Both of these terms mean for a flag to be flown lower on the flagpole (tall outdoor metal pole on which a flag is attached and shown). (read more)

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