High Military Ranks

High Military Ranks

When little Reggie was inducted into the Army, he was advised to act tough. “That’s the only way to command respect in the Army,” his friends said. So Reggie did his best to carry out the advice. He swaggered all around camp, bragging, blustering and talking out of the corner of his mouth. “Show me a sergeant and I’ll show you a dope,” Reggie shouted. No sooner had he spoken than a brawny, battle-hardened figure appeared. “I am a sergeant!” he bellowed. “I am a dope,” whispered Reggie.

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Disrespect To A Superior

Disrespect To A Superior

The sergeant has been berating a private for a long time: “Private Milton, your disgraceful conduct is a glaring example of insubordination and insolence towards a superior!” he shouted. “But, sergeant, you’ve been talking for a whole hour and I haven’t said a word. Where do you see ‘insubordination and insolence towards a superior?” “No, you haven’t said anything,” snapped the sergeant, “but you’ve been listening in a most aggravating manner, and I’m not going to stand for it.”

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