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My Girlfriend’s A Vegetable; An Army Cadence

Main Piece: Here is a transcription of my (CB) interview with my informant (GK). GK: “My girlfriend’s a vegetable, (and then everyone would answer you back, so like each time you say something they say it again). So it goes: My girl’s a vegetable She lives in the hospital And I would do anything to… Continue Reading »

Fort Ord Suicide Ghost Story

Main Piece: Here is a transcription of my (CB) interview with my informant (HH). CB: “Can you tell me about Fort Ord?” HH: “Okay so i heard this story about the old Fort Ord barracks and how they got abandoned because there was this soldier who… um… was apparently was like ignored and really unhappy… Continue Reading »

Zzam-Tiger

Original Script: 짬타이거 Phonetic (Roman) Script: Zzam tiger Transliteration: Leftover tiger Translation: Leftover cat Main Piece: The following conversation was translated from its original language Korean. All Korean men have to serve in the military, so there’s a lot of military specific stuff and language that most men know. One thing that I remember is… Continue Reading »