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Sat Aug 5 17:16:19 PDT 2017
On 5 Aug 2017 at 18:03, Ivan Van Laningham wrote:
> I just bought a postcard showing a snackbar, tables and some
> counters--selling things such as guns--at the Fort Monmouth PX. I'd guess
> that it's from about 43-46. At the bottom, it says, "S.T.R.-P.X." PX is,
> of course, Post eXchange, but what's the S.T.R.?
Probably the obvious: STORE.
STR is a recognized American military abbr for STORE. Inserting periods might make it less
obvious, but the military is not known for its literal literacy.
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