U.S. Marine Corps Dictionary


A not-too-bright Marine. br” – br” The name is used supposedly because Navy Corpsmen handed out the pain killers like candy.

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  • eatingdogfood

    ” Skippie ” was first used to call a 90 year old man on the streets of Charlotte, N. C. in late December 1965. The term was first used by the legendary Cpl. J. P. Donoghue ( 1992126 ); presently living in Lynn, Mass. I know; because I was there. I’m so glad to hear that J.P. Donoghue’s legend lives on, long after he left the Corps.

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