Friday, November 10, 2006

Birthday Chauvinism

Why do you join the Army?


Why do you join the Navy?


Why do you join the Marines?


Things haven't changed a lot since World War I...
OK, it is a little over the top, but it's our birthday...

Trivia aside: (not trivia for Marines, though)
What is wrong with this phrase proposed by my campaign manager a couple months ago?
"this ex-Marine Corp JAG"
There are two cringers and a quibble - can either of the two readers we have left find them?

Happy Birthday, Marines!
Jack

5 Comments:

Blogger Audacity said...

Choices:

1. Once a marine, always a marine. So you can't be "ex" Marine Corp JAG?

2. The A in JAG stands for Army?

11/09/2006 6:56 PM  
Blogger Gideon's Guardians said...

The two cringers:
1. There is only one ex-Marine - Lee Harvey Oswald. Call those of us not on active duty former Marines.

2. The Marines are not a Corp-oration We're a Corps - a body of Marines

The quibble:
3. JAG stands for Judge Advocate General - there's only one of them, but "JAG" sounds better than "JA" and is cleaner then "JAFL."

11/13/2006 1:07 PM  
Blogger Audacity said...

*shrugs*

I'm a Navy brat.

11/14/2006 5:55 PM  
Blogger Gideon's Guardians said...

Janet's a Navy brat, too
I'm an Army brat.
Where are the Air Force folks?

Jack

11/15/2006 7:43 AM  
Anonymous D said...

Coming late to the party and staying quiet most of the time. USAF brat here. Just found the blog, will be catching up on past posts as soon as finals are done, hope to be an indigent defender one day soon too. ;)

11/16/2006 8:07 PM  

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