Secret code words you're not supposed to know
Beyond "Mayday, mayday, mayday!"
LIFESTYLE Security alerts
Code words are used in a variety of contexts. Many of these are used to keep the general public in the dark about what is really going on and avoid panic.
Most of us are familiar with code words such as "Mayday, mayday, mayday!," but do you know which codes are used when a child goes missing or when there's a bomb threat in a store? Click through and get to know some of the most important code words.
LIFESTYLE Animal kingdom
CELEBRITY Celebrity deaths
HEALTH Middle age