SR - Marines: Gotta love 'em!

Bob Dewart gilli at
Mon Mar 27 20:13:31 PST 2000

Don't ask don't tell

-----Original Message-----
From: Carolyn Smith Pennington <mara_of_rede at>
To: maraofrede at <maraofrede at>
Date: Monday, March 27, 2000 10:06 PM
Subject: SR - Marines: Gotta love 'em!

>By the time a Marine pulled into a little town,
>every hotel
>room was
>"You've got to have a room somewhere," he
>pleaded. "Or just a
>bed, I don't
>care where."
>"Well, I do have a double room with one occupant,
>a Navy guy,"
>the manager, "and he might be glad to split the
>cost. But to
>tell you the truth, he snores so loudly that
>people in
>adjoining rooms have complained in the past. I'm
>not sure it'd
>be worth it to you."
>"No problem," the tired Marine assured him. "I'll
>take it."
>The next morning the Marine came down to
>breakfast bright-eyed
>and bushy-tailed. "How'd you sleep?" Asked the
>"Never better."
>The manager was impressed. "No problem with the
>other guy
>snoring, then?"
>"Nope, I shut him up in no time." Said the
>"How'd you manage that?" asked the manager.
>"He was already in bed, snoring away, when I came
>in the
>room," the Marine explained. "I went over, gave
>him a kiss on
>the cheek, said, 'Goodnight, beautiful,' and he
>sat up all
>night watching me."
>HL Mara of Rede
>Barony of Elfsea,Kingdom of Ansteorra
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>                       James Keelaghan
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