Mullins, Bill AMRDEC Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Thu Jan 8 20:25:44 UTC 2009

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"Double-Tap" usually means two well-placed sequential pistol shots, as
in an assasination or execution. (see, for example, Steve Martini's
novel of that title).

I just today got an email from a Sergeant First Class, notifying of an
essay contest for MLK day, at the army base at which I work, with the

"For some of you this may be a double-tap, but for the rest of you,
please distribute accordingly. "

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