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  • "My mother's letters were equally a mass of instructions, 'Pray to Saint Patrick and Saint Theresa every night. Go to Confession and Communion every Sunday! Say prayers morning, noon and night, always wear your scapular medals, don't swear, keep your holy pictures in your pockets' ...

    How do you go into action? On your knees?

    OP Officer: Target tanks.

    Me: Yes sir, Et in secular, target tanks, Amen.

    Officer: HE 119 Charge four.

    Me: Yes sir, HE 119 Charge four. God forgive me for attempting to kill Germans.

    Officer: Angle of sight 03 degrees.

    Me: 03 degrees. Holy Virgin, bless these fire orders.

    Officer: Right ranging.

    Me: Right ranging mea culpa, mea culpa, mea maxima culpa. Amen. Fire!"

    - Spike Milligan, 'Mussolini: My Part In His Downfall.'

    May 14, 2009

  • Interesting, because a scapular isn't really a medal at all; it's more like a piece of cloth.

    May 20, 2009