From NPR, the almost definitive guide to the language of the troops.
A Sunday funny for your entertainment! It does contain a word not safe for kids.
I will not even b-e-g-i-n to describe the conversation thread that started with a legitimate topic and ended with the use of the word, “spirochete,” but those of you who know me know that anything is possible. (And usually not in the good way.) Suffice it to say that no sooner had the word floated out of my mouth that co-worker and fellow Marine, Wang, had found this online: E N J O Y. Tax-payer funded. And good animation, too.
Not suitable viewing for children or members of the United States Air Force! I realize this is a military blog, but this has been making the rounds of the office today, trust me, I am sure our neighbors to the North wish this was made up. Anyway courtesy of the BBC, Mayor Rob Clark’s new conference. Particularly priceless is the reaction of the female news women at the end of this clip.
SOMEONE JUST CROSSED THE RUBICON. Tyranny! Is it directed at VMI alumni?? If they had enforced that when *I* was in Kabul, well, I’d probably have been deported. (I have no idea if this is real or not, but it’s hilarious either way.)
Always a grain of truth in Duffel Blog articles…
PFC Chesty XIV, recently charged with sexually assaulting the Commandant’s leg, has entered a plea of “Not Guilty By Reason of H8rz.” Chesty’s lawyers contend that the young pup was just acting out Chesty’s belief that she is a she in a male dog’s body. The lawyers are preparing a petition to rename the pup “My-Eyes-Are-Above-My-Chesty.” The Commandant, unharmed in the attack, promised to send the young pup straight to the School of Infantry. For more on this newest Devil Dawg.
Some off-color humor to start off the weekend. We need it.
When you can’t afford your own RPG, but still need to bring down troublesome Tyranosaurs, or wind down a sharknado, this is the gun for you!
Back in the saddle, folks. Here are a few odds and ends: – The Ten Oldest Military Vehicles Sill in Service. (Paraguay fields the M3 Stuart??) – Army Declares Bankruptcy. (“The U.S. Army announced it had filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection in federal court Friday, sources confirmed. This long anticipated move follows a decade of borrowing against supplemental congressional funding to pay for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, a generous retiree pension plan and decaying on-post infrastructure…”) – Gen M3 PMags at AIMSurplus. (Looks like the supply problem is loosening and prices are dropping. Might we not want [...]