Next list:    Next

August 4, 2011      Share

Today the U.S. Coast Guard celebrates its 221st birthday.
Their longtime motto is “Semper Paratus” — Latin for
“Always Ready.” We like it, but it’s kinda dated.
So here are are few fresher possibilities.

The Top 9 New USCG Mottos

9> Baywatch with helos

8> In cerveza veritas

7> Keeping America safe from pirates for more than two centuries

6> The other armed force

5> If the water’s brown, we won’t let you drown; if the water’s
blue, the Navy will do

4> Accelerate your life somewhat

3> As seen on “Deadliest Catch”

2> Even better cutters than Mariano Rivera

and the Number 1 New USCG Motto…
1> Turning Haitians and Cubans around since 1992



Selected from 48 submissions from 10 contributors.
This week’s list authors are:

Dave Ferry, Purvis, MS — 1 (4th #1!)
Edmund Conti, Raleigh, NC — 2
Jeffrey Contompasis, Ashburn, VA — 3, 4
Kevin Dopart, Washington, DC — 5
David Bloyer, Comer, GA — 6
Glenn Anthony, San Carlos, CA — 7
Mark Weiss, Austin, TX — 8
Douglas Frank, Crosby, TX — 9, Banner tag
Colonel Howie, The Pentagon, VA — Topic
Kilroy, Washington, DC — Graffitist