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    Navy? Merchant Marine? Steamship Line? Yacht Club? .. Other?

    Any Ideas?
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    It is best as one grows older to strip oneself of possessions, to shed oneself downward like a tree, to be almost wholly earth before one dies.

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    Yachting clothes. 1920's.

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    Yossarian: Ok, let me see if I've got this straight. In order to be grounded, I've got to be crazy. And I must be
    crazy to keep flying. But if I ask to be grounded, that means I'm not crazy anymore, and I have to keep flying.


    Dr. 'Doc' Daneeka
    : You got it, that's Catch-22.

    Catch 22 by Joseph Heller (1961)


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    From the American Yachting Trade Directory 1917:

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    Yossarian: Ok, let me see if I've got this straight. In order to be grounded, I've got to be crazy. And I must be
    crazy to keep flying. But if I ask to be grounded, that means I'm not crazy anymore, and I have to keep flying.


    Dr. 'Doc' Daneeka
    : You got it, that's Catch-22.

    Catch 22 by Joseph Heller (1961)


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    It is best as one grows older to strip oneself of possessions, to shed oneself downward like a tree, to be almost wholly earth before one dies.

 

 

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