In the Navy

I did not know this:

Other former Navy officers acknowledged that ribald humor, similar in nature to the sexual innuendo in Honors’s videos, is a storied part of Navy tradition. For decades ships have held elaborate “Shellback” ceremonies for sailors making their first trip across the equator. These rituals typically have involved young sailors in drag and licking grape jelly from the belly button of a fat sailor who is dressed in an oversized diaper.

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About Charles Davis

A writer and producer with whose work has aired on television and radio and been published by outlets such as Al Jazeera, The Intercept, The Nation and The New Republic.
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