An interesting conumdrum - Land Rover Forums - Land Rover Enthusiast Forum

Off Topic A place for you car junkies to boldly post off topic.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 08-08-2017, 10:46 AM
OffroadFrance's Avatar
Senior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Near Bordeaux, France
Posts: 5,650
Thanked 312 Times in 293 Posts
Default An interesting conumdrum

This is a really interesting conumdrum.

Why are American soldiers called GIs? - Ask History
Reply With Quote
Old 08-10-2017, 05:51 PM
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: Michigan City, IN
Posts: 82
Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts

Didn't that mean General Infantry originally?
Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2017, 02:44 PM
Steve517's Avatar
Senior Member
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Traverse City, Michigan
Posts: 101
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts

The term came out of WWII, when soldiers referred to themselves and everything around them as "Government Issue".
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Steve517 For This Useful Post:
freedisco (08-13-2017)

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Interesting Land Rover Statistic luxury1 Range Rover 5 04-01-2009 02:40 PM
Interesting Turn Signal Design luxury1 Range Rover 0 11-30-2008 12:42 PM
Interesting thought redbaron586 Discovery II 16 11-23-2008 05:42 PM
Interesting... S4poor Discovery II 4 01-04-2008 11:48 AM
DO you have an interesting Land Rover or offroad story? Trader4Less New Member Introduction 0 02-22-2005 03:09 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:26 AM.

LAND ROVER and its logo are the registered trademarks of Land Rover. Land Rover is not affiliated with
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.