Some Phrases From Officer Efficiency Reports

Some Phrases From Officer Efficiency Reports

These are actual phrases from Officer Efficiency Reports (performance appraisal for the military officers). “Not the sharpest knife in the drawer.” “Got into the gene pool while the lifeguard wasn’t watching.” “A room temperature IQ.” “Got a full 6-pack, but lacks the plastic thingy to hold it all together.” “A gross ignoramus—144 times worse than an ordinary ignoramus.” “A photographic memory but with the lens cover glued on.” “A prime candidate for natural deselection.” “Bright as Alaska in December.” “One-celled organisms outscore him in IQ tests.” “Donated his brain to…

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How Far To The Town?

How Far To The Town?

A unit of soldiers was marching a long dusty march across the rolling prairie. It was a hot blistering day and the men, longing for water and rest, were impatient to reach the next town. A rancher rode past. “Say, friend”, called out one of the men, “how far is it to the next town?” “Oh, a matter of two miles or so, I reckon,” called back the rancher. Another long hour dragged by, and another rancher was encountered. “How far to the next town?” the men asked him eagerly….

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