I do believe, however, that since General Patton was a very
cultivated man, he thought that if he spoke in his customary
fashion he might be considered to be insufficiently fierce for his
position, and simply wanted to sound like "one of the
boys." The doomsdate predicted by Brute Krulak,
at which point no one will know anything about anything,
approaches. We now hear of a case in which a man, having misspelled
a word, claimed that this is okay because his spell checker...