Marines < soldiers

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Tue Mar 3 23:38:12 UTC 2009

At 3/3/2009 05:39 PM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>people talk of Marines as soldiers, who can stop them?

Certainly no one, if the talker is the King (George II, in
1739).  After all, they were his. :-)


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