1960s Phrases

Some phrases from the 1960s that no one uses anymore….. A Gas: A Lot of Fun Ankle Biter: A Baby or Small Child Ape: Gone Wild Bad: Awesome Bag: To Steal Ball: To party. Later meaning Intercourse Beat Feat: Leave in a hurry Blast: A great time Blitzed: Drunk Bogart: To hog something Book: Leave… Read More

Sea Store Cigarettes

Sea Store Cigarettes It’s no secret to us old salts that our survival kits usually included a pack of Lucky Strike or Camel cigarettes. Sometimes the packs were so old, the paper would have turned a dark yellow. In 1965, first during the U.S. Army’s Basic Training Course & later in Pre-Airborne Infantry Training, while… Read More

Fred the Hunter

Fred the Hunter During my stay in juvenile, my social worker was impressed with my art work and pulled enough strings to get me into a foster home run by the Wilcox family. They had two sons of their own, one younger than me and one older. Staying at their home had it’s drawbacks and… Read More