George Templeton Strong (January 26, 1820 – July 21, 1875) was an American lawyer, musician and diarist. His 2,250-page diary, discovered in the 1930s, provides a striking personal account of life in the 19th century, especially during the events of the American Civil War .
I think Herbert W. Armstrong probably had some inside jokes, too. I think he probably shared them with his closest and most trusted henchmen. One such inside joke that became public (thanks to Ambassador Report) was the nickname “Buffy”, which Herbert used to refer to Raymond McNair. Herbert W. Armstrong's Inside Joke