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What does "John has a long mustache" mean? (snp)   The Serious You: How Current Events Affect You

Started Jun-5 by $1,661.87 in cats (ROCKETMAN_S); 2296 views.
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Poll Question From $1,661.87 in cats (ROCKETMAN_S)

Jun-5

What does "John has a long mustache" mean? (snp)
  • Some dude named John hasn't trimmed it during Covid0  votes
    0%
  • It was a code word to schedule a delivery of contraband2  votes
    15%
  • It was used to encourage people trapped in Soviet occupied America1  vote
    7%
  • It was the message to the French Resistance that Operation Overlord was under...6  votes
    46%
  • A tin foil hat conspiracy theory used by covid deniers and anti-vaxxers4  votes
    30%
Some dude named John hasn't trimmed it during Covid 
It was a code word to schedule a delivery of contraband 
It was used to encourage people trapped in Soviet occupied America 
It was the message to the French Resistance that Operation Overlord was under... 
A tin foil hat conspiracy theory used by covid deniers and anti-vaxxers 
In reply toRe: msg 1

At this moment it is about 6 AM in Normandy, France. It is getting light. It is the 77 year anniversary of D-Day.

WALTER784

From: WALTER784 

Jun-6

They were secret code words used over open radio during WWII the day before the Normandy D-Day raid... the radio was heard by the Nazi's, but only the allied forces and the French Resistance knew the coded meaning.

The first phrase used was "Molasses tomorrow will bring forth cognac" followed by "John has a long mustache".

I think they both were used in the movie "The Longest Day"!

FWIW

  • Edited June 6, 2021 7:17 am  by  WALTER784

They were also used in the 1984 version of "Red Dawn".

WALTER784

From: WALTER784 

Jun-6

$1,661.87 in cats (ROCKETMAN_S) said...

They were also used in the 1984 version of "Red Dawn".

Ahhh yes... what was that? A chair standing against a wall or something like that?

FWIW

The chair is against the wall.
John has a long mustache.

WALTER784

From: WALTER784 

Jun-7

$1,661.87 in cats (ROCKETMAN_S) said...

The chair is against the wall.
John has a long mustache.

That's it... I knew it was something to do with a chair standing against a wall but forgot the actual phrase.

FWIW

 

I had the movie on VHS and watched it quite a few times until the tape eventually failed.

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From: Showtalk 

Jun-7

Biden mentioned Normandy on Memorial Day, but not on the anniversary of D-Day.  This is not a political post but a comparison.  Bush, Obama and Trump all remembered the day in their speeches.  Did her forget or did he not care?

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From: Showtalk 

Jun-7

Democratic Party President Roosevelt not only thought of the military but prayed for them on the actual D - Day. Would a president today pray? They would have to remember it first.

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