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YEAR-17-C - nickname and perhaps wo can stand it r little...
nickname and perhaps wo can stand it r little whUo longer." West Pointers particularly smile at "Sammy," for "Sammy" has always been a nickname at the military academy for iholassos. . "Pass the Sammy" Is an old table phrase. Men of tho rank and file Have a picturesque picturesque way of expressing themselves generally on every subject, but the appellation appellation "Sammy" called forth Immediately Immediately new masterpieces of rhetoric not wholly sultod for cable transmission. Tho best that can be said of ''Sammy" la that a few soldlors say If tho folks at homo want to call them such names "thoy don't care." They flay they will "carry on" In splto of any namo or any other "obstacle" which may bo placed in their way.

Clipped from The Indianapolis Star15 Aug 1917, WedPage 2

The Indianapolis Star (Indianapolis, Indiana)15 Aug 1917, WedPage 2
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