February 1941

Skimmed from the Scuttlebutt

Volume 0, Issue 0
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"Say, Shorty, can I borrow your pen?"

"Sure thing."

"Got a sheet of writing paper I can use?"

"Reckon so."

"Going past the mail box when you go out?"

"Uh-huh."

"Wait a minute 'til I finish this letter, will ya?"

"All right."

"Want to loan me a stamp?"

"Yeh."

"Much obliged. Say, what's your girl's address?"

"What's the idea of wanting to die before the First Sergeant does?"

"So I'll be an old-timer in Hell when he's only a Boot!"

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