n.— «The Civil Air Patrol was neither fish nor fowl, or as the local commander, George E. Haddaway termed it neither swans or gooses, swosses. While they did not officially belong to the armed services, its members were designated as belligerents so they would have prisoner-of-war status in case of capture.» —“History Journal: Civil Air Patrol: WWII’s Minute Men of the sky” by Penny Clark Beaumont Journal (Texas) Jan. 16, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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