WW2: “Loose Lips Sink Ships” in Jargon

A famous World War 2 slogan, familiar to Americans of a certain age, also showed up in Chinuk Wawa.

hayu masi to Darrin Brager, who alerted me to this nifty artifact that’s for sale:

A pin / badge / button (what do you call it in your dialect?), with the slogan

PLEDGED / HALO WAWA / “I DON’T TALK”
(hílu wáwa ‘not talking’)

loose lips

Made in Seattle.

loose lips reverse

The asking price is $45, last time I checked. I wonder if one of our readers is going to scoop this one up!

Here’s the first known propaganda poster to use some variant of the phrase “Loose Lips Sink Ships”:

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(Image credit: Wikipedia)

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