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In a typical Japanese company, you'd all drink and dine together for more fraternizing. Senior execs move down the lines to pour drinks for the rank-and-file.

I guess the term "rank-and-file"means regular employee. Where does this term come from?

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In a typical Japanese company, you'd all drink and dine together for more fraternizing. Senior execs move down the lines to pour drinks for the rank-and-file.

I guess the term "rank-and-file"means regular employee. Where does this term come from?
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