Once Upon a time...=Fairy Tale
This is no BS...=War Story
There I was...=Complete Horses##t
At least that’s the way I heard it.
...he got better...
But you get a pass for, “And there I was”, if told in a bar two hours after it opens.
"There we were, knee deep in hand grenade pins...."
This is the way I originally heard it :)
Q: What’s the difference between a fairy tale and a sea story.
A: A fairy tale begins, “Once upon a time...” A sea story begins, “Now this ain’t no shit...”