A cost-cutting change to the gi Bill has cost hundreds of thousands of veterans thousands of dollars, reports Winston Ross.
Past generations - many in my family - were able to make good lives because they took advantage of the gi bill.
No one from any state or federal government agency knows how many veterans who go to school on the gi Bill graduate or find jobs.
Lawmakers in Washington are well aware that gi Bill money is being wasted.
He was recruiting black veterans who had played high school ball and now could attend college on the gi Bill.
Mr. Varnum, he gi' me a book he said was better, and I guess it is.
A a -ant's -ders dwarf far- gi- on of shoul- sees the the -ther two.
Durinda'na, Orlando's sword, given him by his cousin Malagi'gi.
When I put in dat fif'-cent you gi' me, he jumped like a pin had stick him.
Deacon Peedick thought he had gi'n more than his part in proportion, and come right out plain and said so.
also GI, 1936 as an adjective meaning "U.S. Army equipment," American English, apparently an abbreviation of Government Issue, and applied to anything associated with servicemen. Transferred sense of "U.S. Army soldier" arose during World War II (first recorded 1943), apparently from the jocular notion that the men themselves were manufactured by the government.
An earlier G.I. (1908) was an abbreviation of galvanized iron, especially in G.I. can, a type of metal trash can; the term was picked up by U.S. soldiers in World War I as slang for a similar-looking type of German artillery shells. But it is highly unlikely that this G.I. came to mean "soldier." No two sources seem to agree on the entire etymology, but none backs the widespread notion that it stands for *General Infantry. GI Joe "any U.S. soldier" attested from 1942 (date in OED is a typo).
Of, in, or from the US armed forces, esp the Army; government issue: GI shoes/ His officious ways are very GI (WWI armed forces)
A member of the US armed forces, esp an enlisted Army soldier serving since or during World War II: The GIs fought furiously to hold Taejon (Armed forces)
To scrub and make trim: They GIed the barracks every Friday night (WWII Army)