View Single Post
Old December 9, 2007, 08:09 PM   #243
4V50 Gary
Staff
 
Join Date: November 2, 1998
Location: Colorado
Posts: 16,612
Old (Royal Navy) sailor saying from the Napoleonic Era

Some folks might find this amusing. It illustrates the contempt the sailors had for soldiers of the period.

Quote:
A mess mate before a shipmate, a shipmate before a stranger, a stranger before a dog, a dog before a soldier.
__________________
Vigilantibus et non dormientibus jura subveniunt. Molon Labe!
4V50 Gary is offline  
 
Page generated in 0.04610 seconds with 7 queries