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Geronimo (exclamation)

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Geronimo! is an exclamation occasionally used by jumping skydivers or, more generally, ... Sources[edit]. The Straight Dope: Why do parachutists yell " Geronimo!

Where the Tradition of Yelling "Geronimo" When Jumping Out of a ...

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Jan 20, 2011 ... Today I found out where the tradition of yellingGeronimo” when jumping out of a plane came from. ... I tell you jokers what I'm gonna do! ... Devine is one of the very few people to have two stars on the Hollywood Walk of ...

Setting the Record Straight: Why Do White People Shout 'Geronimo ...

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Why do some people yell "Geronimo!" when they jump? | Yahoo Answers

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Mar 22, 2008 ... Best Answer: Everyone that answered this question so far (that ive seen) is so dumb. Geronimo was a Native American chief that was killed.

World Wide Words: Geronimo

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Sep 2, 2006 ... If there are twelve men making a mass jump they all yellGeronimo! ... Eberhardt was teased about whether he would be too scared to do the ...

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May 19, 2012 ... C-27 door jumpers hit the skies over Geronimo DZ.

Why do people say 'Geronimo' - Answers.com

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Long story short, Eberhardt jumped, yelled "Geronimo!" as promised, and the shout .... Why do people yell Geronimo when they jump off something? World War II ...

Why do people yell Geronimo when they jump off something

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World War II paratrooper Aubrey Eberhardt was the first to scream "Geronimo!" while jumping from great heights. Retired First Sergeant Ed Howard explains how ...

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Mar 17, 2013 ... Category. People & Blogs ... This I believe answers the question "Would Geronimo yell Geronimo?". Read more. Show less. Reply 1.

The "Geronimo" Code Name Controversy : Word Routes : Thinkmap ...

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May 6, 2011 ... The modern military use of the name Geronimo began in 1940, when American .... One of the best ways to create a new pejorative is to teach it to people. ... Maybe my PC friends would enjoy it if our commandos yelled, .... and by the way, how do you bury one at sea? do you not submerge them? in bin ...

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The custom of yelling "Geronimo!" before jumping off of something originated as a battle cry adopted by the 82nd Airborne U.S. Paratroopers in WWII, who are said to have gotten it from watching the 1939 movie "Geronimo" about the famous Apache leader.
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Why Do We Scream "Geronimo" When Jumping From Things ...

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Apr 24, 2012 ... “I'll tell you jokers what I'm gonna do! To prove to you that I'm not scared out of my wits when I jump, I'm gonna yell 'Geronimo' loud as hell ...

The Straight Dope: Why do parachutists yell "Geronimo!" when ...

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Jan 23, 1998 ... Dear Cecil: Being a Native American, I was wondering why people and cartoon characters yell "Geronimo!" when they parachute from an ...

Why do people yell "Geronimo!" when jumpimg out of a plane?

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Jul 17, 2000 ... The custom of yelling "Geronimo!" is attributed to Aubrey Eberhardt, a member of the U.S. Army's parachute "test platoon" -- Fort Benning, ...