Major Sanderson smiled tauntingly and wrote ’Dunbar’ on his pad.
’Exactly,’ agreed the old man pleasantly, with a hint of taunting amusement.
’Here,’ she taunted him sardonically, biting on her lip to still a delicate tremor.
He was almost certain now that Colonel Korn remembered and that calling him Father with a look of such bland innocence was just another one of Colonel Korn’s methods of taunting him because he was only an Anabaptist.
Two figures leaped up in silhouette when they heard him and fled into the night with taunting laughter before he could get there.
’Oh, it will be a lot easier than you think,’ Colonel Korn taunted in return, undismayed by Yossarian’s barb.
Hungry Joe was hardly around, and the only other person who ever spoke to him was Captain Black, who called him ’Old Blood and Guts’ in a merry, taunting voice each time he hailed him and who came back from Rome toward the end of the week to tell him Nately’s whore was gone.