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Thread #39135   Message #775090
Posted By: Venthony
01-Sep-02 - 03:20 AM
Thread Name: BS: British-American cultural differences 3
Subject: RE: BS: British-American cultural differences 3
Rashers of bacon was a phrase commonly used by both officers and enlisted men during the American Civil War.

It sounds Greek. Does, perhaps, the word have a military etymology?

T.