Fleet Marine Life #28 – Twenty | iHateTheUSMC
Whenever I lend Marines a twenty or $40 or whatever, they ask nicely and I expect them to pay me back seeing how we all get guaranteed government paychecks every 1st and 15th of every month. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Usually the Marine is someone from my unit and they'll ask for a small amount of money because "they forgot their wallet" or some shit and they'll pay me back tomorrow or the next payday. The conversation typically goes like this: Marine : Hey, man! I left my wallet back at the barracks. Silly, me. I was wondering if you could spot me a twenty. K : Umm… Sure… Just get me back soon. Marine : Sure, man! Thanks, I'll get you back. And then on the next day or next payday the conversation usually goes like this: K : Hey, you got my money? Marine : Yeah, here you go. K : Thanks. Marine : No, thank you! K : No problem, man. I'm just kidding, it never goes like that. Normally, it goes something like this: K : Hey, you got my money? Marine : What the hell, K? I don't