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  • The best squadron in each wing won a yellow pennant on a pole that was utterly worthless.
  • To Yossarian, the idea of pennants as prizes was absurd.
  • The week after Lieutenant Scheisskopf followed Clevinger’s recommendation and let the men elect their own cadet officers, the squadron won the yellow pennant.
  • And the week after that his squadron made history by winning the red pennant two weeks in a row!
  • He won the parade, of course, hands down, obtaining permanent possession of the red pennant and ending the Sunday parades altogether, since good red pennants were as hard to come by in wartime as good copper wire.
  • The best squadron on the base won a red pennant on a longer pole that was worth even less, since the pole was heavier and was that much more of a nuisance to lug around all week until some other squadron won it the following Sunday.
  • He won the parade, of course, hands down, obtaining permanent possession of the red pennant and ending the Sunday parades altogether, since good red pennants were as hard to come by in wartime as good copper wire.
  • Each time she landed with the heel of her shoe, Orr giggled louder, infuriating her still further so that she flew up still higher into the air for another shot at his noodle, her wondrously full breasts soaring all over the place like billowing pennants in a strong wind and her buttocks and strong thighs shim-sham-shimmying this way and that way like some horrifying bonanza.

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  • The underdog baseball team won the pennant after 162 hard fought games.
  • Where’s the pennants?
    Arthur Miller  --  Death of a Salesman

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