n.— «The eight-man teams spend 60 to 90 days…preventing such abuses as “tombstoning” on the payroll (the Vietnamese commanders’ practice of collecting pay for dead or departed soliders, rather than replacing them).» —“Changing the Guard” by Robert Keatley in Leuong Qoui, South Vietnam Wall Street Journal Sept. 8, 1969. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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