Woes of the GUN HOE

Rob Millerd rmillerd at rmsm.net
Sun Jan 26 01:13:38 PST 2003


I thought it was wrong I've been racking my brain all afternoon about
that.  Thanks for clearing that up :)


On Sun, 2003-01-26 at 00:07, Richard A Downing wrote:
> Rob,
> I think you mean 'Gung Ho'.
> Just for fun, I looked it up in the American Heritage Dictionary (yes I know
> I'm a Limey).
> "Earlier Gung Ho, motto of certain U.S. Marine forces in Asia during World
> War II, from Chinese (Mandarin) gonghé, to work together (short for
> gongyèhézuòshè, Chinese Industrial Cooperative Society) : gong, work + hé,
> together."
> So it's a very LFS thing,  'Work Together!'  'Gung Ho'.
> Best wishes,
> Richard.
Rob Millerd <rmillerd at rmsm.net>
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