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jester at PANIX.COM jester at PANIX.COM
Fri Jun 2 12:31:59 UTC 2000

>     "Report from Viet Nam" was written by Malcolm W. Browne.  April 1966, pg.
> 39, is: "'SORRY ABOUT THAT' This is the best-known phrase in a new GI lingo
> that's more sophisticated--and cynical--than the old soldier talk of World
> Wars I and II."  Terms mentioned include:
> dustoff (a helicopter ambulance)
> huey (helicopter)
> pucker factor (degree of fear)
> OP (outpost)
> music (water)

Barry, you want to post the actual cites, or just tease us?

Jesse Sheidlower

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