who will pick up the gauntlet?

Duane Campbell dcamp911 at JUNO.COM
Thu Mar 6 02:39:00 UTC 2003

On Sat, 1 Mar 2003 21:58:25 -0800 Dave Wilton <dave at WILTON.NET> writes:

> The 1940s cloth "duck" tape that Safire refers to is not adhesive.
> It's
> still in use in the Army, only we called it "engineer's tape" when I
> served
> in the 1980s.

I served in the early 60s, and everyone I knew had a roll of engineering
tape they had stolen from supply. It was very adhesive, dark green with a
gloss surface, in a roll the same size as duct tape.


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