Definitions - Thai Culture
Makhong - Thai whiskey. Mixed with 7UP it will give you the shakes in the morning. Mixed with any cola it will give you a terrible hangover as well as the shakes. Best cure - a taste of the dog that bit you.
Samlor - three wheeled bicycle. Google samlor for pictures and history
Sawat Dee - traditional Thai greeting
Wai - traditional Thai hand greeting, also used to show respect. Google "Wai Thai Greeting".
San-Ma-Kee - Actual Thai Dance club in Korat in the early sixties. Had the most beautiful and graceful girls in town, but they weren't allowed to date anyone.
Sarong - dress made from various materials 1 meter wide by 2 meters long. Wrapped around body.
USARPAC - U. S. Army Pacific Area Command. Headquarters in Hawaii. Controlled Army units in the entire Pacific area.
TO&E - Table of Organization and Equipment. A units authorized man power and equipment.