CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — A Marine sergeant main has parlayed his huge expertise of calling junior troops “yoo-hoos” into a task as an official spokesman for Yoo-Hoo, a well-liked chocolate beverage firm.
Sgt. Maj. Harry J. Larrington, 43, of 1st Battalion, fifth Marines, is retiring after 24 years and is ready to run communications for the Texas-based firm subsequent month. Although he deliberate to take a while off in retirement, he was supplied the job exterior the bottom put up alternate earlier as we speak.
“I noticed a gaggle of battle pigs in formation exterior the PX,” Larrington informed reporters. “And none of them, not a single a kind of satan canine had a friggin’ damned canteen on their our bodies.”
Sources confirmed that Larrington then approached the platoon and started screaming.
“I yelled ‘hey there yoo-hoos! The place within the fuck are we headed with out our water sources?'” Larrington requested. “Who’s accountable for this abortion of a formation?’ I used to be about to make them dress-right-dress when some nasty civilian walked up.”
That ‘nasty civilian’ turned out to be a recruiter with Yoo-hoo, who ended up hiring him on the spot.
“As soon as we heard Harry say his iconic ‘yoo-hoo,’ we knew we had struck gold,” stated Peter Blanchard, a recruiter for the corporate. “What might be higher than advertising to our service members with a stereotype all of them know? It makes whole sense when you think about each merchandising machine on each navy set up sells Yoo-hoo.”
At press time, Yoo-hoo was planning a nationwide guerrilla advertising marketing campaign through which Larrington would scream at folks in grocery shops.
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