Webelos was Re: Re: "outside of a dog"

Amy West medievalist at W-STS.COM
Tue Jun 15 12:48:42 UTC 2010

On 6/15/10 12:00 AM, Automatic digest processor wrote:
>   remember it well, having been
> a Cub Scout for the whole Webelos trajectory--"Wolf Bear Lion
> Scout"--but I dropped out before the Tenderfoot stage
Interesting. I was recently told by scouts in Mass. it stood for "We be
loyal scouts."

Another folk initialism/acronym?

---Amy West

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