They Say that in the Navy

They Say…

(Navy Marching Cadence)

 

They say that in the Navy the coffee’s mighty fine
it looks like muddy water, it tastes like turpentine.

They say that in the Navy, the mail’s so fast it’s great
Today I got a letter dated 1948.

They say that in the Navy the toilets are mighty fine,
you flush them down at seven, they come back up again at nine.

They say that in the Navy the pay is mighty fine,
they give you 100 dollars and take back 99
.
They say that in the Navy the training’s mighty fine
Last night there were ten of us, now there’s only nine.

They say that in the Navy, the meat is mighty fine
Last night we had ten puppies, his morning only nine

They say that in the Navy, the shoes are mighty fine
You ask for size eleven, they give you size nine

They say that in the Navy, the pancakes are mighty fine
You can try to chew them, but you’re only wasting time

They say that in the Navy, the bed’s are mighty fine
But how the hell would I know, I’ve never slept in mine

They say that in the Navy, the hours are just right
Start early in the morning and work on through the night

They say that in the Navy, the buses are mighty fine
One went round the corner, and left three wheels behind

They say that in the Navy, the coffee’s mighty fine
It’s good for cuts and bruises and tastes like iodine

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