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Sunday, 14 October 2007

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"Rock Apes" was, and maybe still is, the fairly contemptuous nickname my regiment gave to the Royal Marine Commandos. I never did find out what they called us...


Allow me to hazard, Mr Duff... cooks?

An army marches on its stomach, Mr. Gooseburger!

David

Pray tell.

What Regiment had the honor of your sevices?

Well, the man asked an honest question...

The Parachute Regiment.

Hank, I seem to recall that 'over there' the Paras were called 'Glorified Ground Pounders'!

David

The Parachute Regiment.

I figured it would be a class unit.

Hank, I seem to recall that 'over there' the Paras were called 'Glorified Ground Pounders'!


Amoung other things that should not be repeated outside a barracks.

Good solidiers though.

But remember the Cavalry lends class to what would otherwise be an undignfed brawl.

" the Cavalry lends class to what would otherwise be an undignfed brawl."

Of course, Hank, anyone who rides to work must be an aristo!

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