[LMB] The list is awfully quiet...
ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 02:40:13 GMT 2018
I've heard similar stories about other military people who're suddenly in
civilian surroundings having to rapidly re-adjust the way they talked.
On Sun, Nov 18, 2018 at 8:04 PM Jean Lamb <tlambs1138 at charter.net> wrote:
> Yes, I did have Navarre use some Barracks words at a fancy dinner. This was
> based on personal experience after attending field training (four weeks of
> boot for ROTC types) and er, describing the potatoes to my mother-in-law
> when I asked her to pass them. She was aghast, and my father-in-law, former
> Navy, nearly had a stroke trying not to laugh.
> Jean Lamb
> tlambs1138 at charter.net
> Look for Jean Lamb's author page on Amazon-
> The Dragon's Pearl is up.
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