"don" = to wear; (hence) to bear on the exterior. (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mullins, Bill AMRDEC Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Mon Dec 1 17:28:34 UTC 2008

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> Back in the day, there was a comic-book character named
> "Merton McSnurtle the Turtle." He had the ability to remove
> his shell at will.
> When he removed his shell, he became the super-hero, "Mr.
> Terrific Whatzit," a swift-moving character that was
> essentially a parody of The Flash.

As superheroes go, this pales in comparison to "Ear Fall Off Floyd", who
could make his ears fall off at will.
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