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Over There is now Over Here; Conduct yourself accordingly.

Johnnie, get your gun
Get your gun, get your gun
Take it on the run
On the run, on the run
Hear them calling, you and me
Every son of liberty

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  • BarbaCat July 4, 2020, 2:35 PM

    Wonderful choice!

  • butch July 4, 2020, 4:27 PM

    I miss that country.

  • Auntie Analogue July 4, 2020, 5:45 PM

    My dear butch, you spoke what I feel. It’s grand to be in step with a kindred soul.

  • captflee July 4, 2020, 6:26 PM

    I was blessed in my youth to be able to sit at my maternal grandfather’s knee and hear tales of the Great War, made the more poignant by the sound of his mustard gas ravaged lungs. As is occasionally apparent to those of good will, forgiveness is possible; I never heard anything negative about the Germans from him. The French, on the other hand… well he did speak highly of the mademoiselles.

  • Callmelennie July 5, 2020, 9:26 AM

    So did my Grampa, captfler! In fact, he was so enthralled with one particular Frenchwoman, he wrote a song about het

    The Mademoiselle from Armentiers, Parles Voux
    The Mademoiselle from Armentiers
    Parles Voux
    The Mademoiselle from Armentiers,
    She aint been kissed in fifty years
    Hinky Dinky Parlez Voux

  • Callmelennie July 5, 2020, 9:36 AM

    And I remember asking “What does ‘Hinky Dinky Parlez Vous mean.’ Thats funny.”

    And Grandpa said, “Hinky Dinky Parles Vous” means the bedsprings are talking, going “Hinky dinky dinky dinky dinky …”

    And then I asked “Why would they doing that, Grandpa?” ….. And he replied, “Ask me that question 20 years from now.”