[Ads-l] "Definitive glossary of modern U.S. military slang"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sat Oct 3 14:10:08 EDT 2020


Cool, George. Thanks!  The date is Dec.3, 2013.

Jon

On Sat, Oct 3, 2020 at 10:54 AM George Thompson <george.thompson at nyu.edu>
wrote:

> JL:
> "When I went back to look, I ran on to one those dreaded paywalls."
>
> I've cut and pasted the glossary, though I didn't make a note of the date
> of the article.
> GAT
>
> --
> George A. Thompson
> Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", Northwestern
> Univ. Pr., 1998.
>
> But when aroused at the Trump of Doom / Ye shall start, bold kings, from
> your lowly tomb. . .
> L. H. Sigourney, "Burial of Mazeen", Poems.  Boston, 1827, p. 112
>
> The Trump of Doom -- also known as The Dunghill Toadstool.  (Here's a
> picture of his great-grandfather.)
>
> http://www.parliament.uk/worksofart/artwork/james-gillray/an-excrescence---a-fungus-alias-a-toadstool-upon-a-dunghill/3851
>
>

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