A US Navy cruiser anchored in Mississippi for a week's shore leave. The first evening, the ship's Captain received the following note from the wife of a very wealthy and influential plantation owner:
"Dear Captain, Thursday will be my daughter's Debutante Ball. I would like you to send four well-mannered, handsome, unmarried officers in their formal dress uniforms to attend the dance. They should arrive promptly at 8:00 PM prepared for an evening of polite Southern conversation. They should be e...
A Navy Yeoman screws up a message
One of the guys got a message from his wife that changed a bit when the Yeoman transcribed it:
She sent: “Not getting any better, hurry home.”
He got: “Not getting any, better hurry home.”