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Someone sent this to me, and I thought I would share it with y'all
One of the worlds best comeback lines off all time was broadcast a few days ago on NPR (National Public Radio) The following is a conversation between a female interviewer and US Army General Reinwald. The General was about to sponsor a Boy Scout troop who were going to visit his Post.
Female Interviewer: "So, General Reinwald, what will you be teaching these boys when they visit your Post?"
General Reinwald: "We're going to teach them climbing, canoeing,archery and shooting."
Female Interviewer: "Shooting!! That's a bit irresponsible, isn't it?"
General Reinwald: "I don't see why. They'll be properly supervised at the rifle range."
Female Interviewer: "Don't you admit that this is a terribly dangerous activity to be teaching children?"
General Reinwald: "I don't see how. We will be teaching them proper rifle discipline before they even touch a firearm."
Female Interviewer: "But, you're equipping them to become violent killers!"
Genera Reinwald: "Well, you're equipped to be a prostitute, but you're not one, are you?"
The radio went silent and the interview ended. All I could think was GO ARMY!!
-- John D n Pa (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 05, 2001
This is an old saw that has been going around for years.I have never been able to get the actual time and date as well as the names of those involved.It supposedly was broadcast on NPR.If it is an apocraphal story it is still a good one.If any one tracks down a wav file or an mp3 of this do post the site.
-- greg (email@example.com), June 05, 2001.
Thanks, John! That was fun. I wonder if the lady had any kind of an answer?
-- Doreen (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 07, 2001.
I would like to get this interview as a .wav or mp3.
-- Dave Simmons (email@example.com), August 20, 2001.