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Re: SL..... WHAT ARE SQUIDS AND NECKS????????????( (archive)

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Posted by Tom M. on November 10, 2000 at 05:28:36:

In Reply to: SL..... WHAT ARE SQUIDS AND NECKS????????????(eom) posted by SAL E on November 09, 2000 at 22:22:21:


I didn't see the context under which this reference was made but these sound like the names my Dad (USN) & his buddies used to called Marines. Here a few I recall:




Deck Apes
Anchor Clankers
Rust Pickers

Note that I'm NOT endorsing any kind of disrespect for members of either service, they both do an excellent job. Even my Dad admits that. When the USS Cole was attacked in the harbor at Yemen, my Dad said that the Marines on the warships he served on would have NEVER permitted any unidentified or uncleared local personnel that close to the ship. They would have torn them up just for practice.

Tom M.

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