Wednesday, July 11, 2018
How Well Do You Know Your WW II Slang-- Part 5: What Was a Pecker Checker?
16. WHAT WAS A POSTER OF A SEXY MOVIE STAR IN A SWIMSUIT CALLED? Pin-Up. Some of the more famous ones were Rita Hayworth, Veronica Lake, Betty Grable.
17. A PECKER CHECKER CHECKED SOLDIERS FOR WHAT? Venereal Diseases. Done by a doctor or medical assistant. Also known as a Pricksmith.
18. WHAT WAS R&R? Rest and Relaxation. Also known as Rest and Rotation.
Lookin' For A Little R&R Myself. --GreGen