[Ads-l] P. S. on "Chas"

Geoff Nathan an6993 at WAYNE.EDU
Mon Jun 1 01:46:58 UTC 2015

The older among us probably remember Charles (Chaz) Hockett. I never actually saw it written, but those of his generation (Al Gleason, for example) referred to him that way, and the one time I met him I'm pretty sure that was how he was introduced. 


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> From: "Wilson Gray" <hwgray at GMAIL.COM>
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> On Sun, May 31, 2015 at 7:59 PM, W Brewer <brewerwa at gmail.com> wrote:

> > Charles

> Anybody else remember Charles C. "Hot-Shot Charlie" Charles, a
> character in
> the WWII comic-strip, Terry and The Pirates, known to his friends as
> "Chazz"?
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