[Ads-l] Root of Pook?

Dave Hause dwhause at CABLEMO.NET
Fri Sep 23 22:46:00 EDT 2016

Why, thank you, sir.  While I have stood at attention from time to time, 
that has not been my total condition.  One of my prouder achievements, in 
what was what was then called the "Medical
Department Officer Advanced Course", was, when I had one year in grade as a 
major, my platoon tactical officer pronounced me to be "a bad influence on 
captains and lieutenants" as I was believed, correctly, to be encouraging 
independent thought.  Wilson, among others here, may remember that this is 
Not The Army Way.
Dave Hause
-----Original Message----- 
From: Wilson Gray
Sent: Friday, September 23, 2016 6:45 PM
Subject: Re: Root of Pook?

On Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 1:11 AM, Dave Hause <dwhause at cablemo.net> wrote:

> Possibly, if there were a custom lawn care summer business, that could
> have been "Pookie, blend me your loam."

Dave, I somehow had the impression that, when you stood, it was at
attention. Clearly, I was wrong. You don't stand at attention, you do
stand-up! 😂

Hopefully, I'm not the only person here old enough to understand the full
extent of your pun!

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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