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They Also Serve...War Years in the Norman (Okla.) Navy

(From the Memoir posted on this site)

At boot camp, I was named the company mailman, and suddenly everyone looked up to me. The job allowed me to skip a few marching and running drills, and I kept telling our CO, a high school football coach from Texas, that I had to see to it that the mail got through, on time, rain or shine. 734 more words


Well, I'll be a Monkey's Uncle!

Since the beginning of our species, man has occasionally felt the irresistible urge to express himself in the deepest profanity.  Anything from a stubbed toe to the Sack of Rome can cause a man (or rarely a woman) to let loose with a string of oaths that would make the devil’s ears tingle. 496 more words