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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by mudhog, Sep 17, 2003.

  1. mudhog

    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    President Lyndon Baines Johnson had a propensity for saying the wrong
    thing rather frequently. It was a fact that LBJ would, on occasion,
    personally call military offices and demand special favors. At one
    such time, he is said to have called TBS (The Basic School) at Marine
    Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia, and the conversation went like this:
    TBS: Good afternoon, this is The Basic School. How can I help you?
    LBJ: This is President Johnson. We're having a state dinner here at
    the white house next Saturday. I want you to send out two Lieutenants to
    be escorts for my daughters.
    TBS: Yes sir Mr. President. Is that all?
    LBJ: I want them in their dress uniforms, tall and good looking.
    TBS: Yes sir, Mr. President. Two tall, good looking lieutenants, dress
    uniforms, next Saturday evening. Is there anything else?
    LBJ: (Remember, LBJ was an old time Texan) Yeah, don't send any damn
    Mexicans!
    TBS: No sir, Mr. President, no damn Mexicans. Will there be anything
    else?
    LBJ: No, that's all.
    Saturday evening came and two tall, good looking Marine lieutenants
    showed up at the white house, decked out in their dress uniforms.
    They were promptly ushered in to meet Mrs. Johnson and introduced
    themselves as being there as escorts for her daughters. She acknowledged
    their presence saying, "But you're both black. There must be some
    mistake!"
    One of the lieutenants replied: "I don't believe that's possible, Ma'am.
    Captain Rodriquez NEVER makes mistakes.
     
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    Johnson screwed up several times. In fact, the SR-71 Blackbird aircraft was originally designated RS-71. Lockheed Skunk Works was forced to change about 29,000 blueprints to SR-71 when Lyndon Johnson accidentally turned the letters around during his 1964 announcement aknowledging the existence of the airplane. No one wanted to correct him /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif
     
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