The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
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The recruit would go around the base in a constant search looking for a piece of paper. He would go through elaborate to attract attention [sic]. He would turn over rocks, pick up other pieces of paper or what have you. After each act he would exclaim "no, that's not it!" Finally he got the attention of the camp doctors who then had him confined. Finally the doctors deemed him unfit for service and gave him a medical discharge. Then the guy said he finally found the right piece of paper.
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James Callow comment:
Original Bogg Number [B600] crossed out and replaced with B646
|Subject headings:||PROSE NARRATIVE -- Romantic Realistic|