The British Military Open Encyclopedia - ARRSE-Pedia. Back to British Army Rumour Service Home

Difference between revisions of "Shredded Wheats"

From ARRSEpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
m
Line 1: Line 1:
[[Category:Equipment]]Shouldn't this be in [[rations]]?  Absolutely not.  Shredded Wheats are the insoles issued with [[British Army]] boots since the dawn of time.  Interesting bits of equipment:  they don't make your boots more comfortable, and neither do they significantly cushion your feet against the wear and tear of trogging around Sennybridge with a large heavy [[bergan]] on your back.  In fact, their only purpose seems to be to collect an interesting, foul-smelling, biological sludge, mostly comprising dead skin cells, Athlete's Foot fungus and swamp mud from various [[Training Areas]].  This can either be periodically washed out, or scraped off into an envelope and posted to the Defence [[NBC]] Centre at [[Porton Down]] and used in biological warfare experiments.
+
[[Category:Clothing]]Shouldn't this be in [[rations]]?  Absolutely not.  Shredded Wheats are the insoles issued with [[British Army]] boots since the dawn of time.  Interesting bits of equipment:  they don't make your boots more comfortable, and neither do they significantly cushion your feet against the wear and tear of trogging around Sennybridge with a large heavy [[bergan]] on your back.  In fact, their only purpose seems to be to collect an interesting, foul-smelling, biological sludge, mostly comprising dead skin cells, Athlete's Foot fungus and swamp mud from various [[Training Areas]].  This can either be periodically washed out, or scraped off into an envelope and posted to the Defence [[NBC]] Centre at [[Porton Down]] and used in biological warfare experiments.

Revision as of 17:47, 27 May 2005

Shouldn't this be in rations? Absolutely not. Shredded Wheats are the insoles issued with British Army boots since the dawn of time. Interesting bits of equipment: they don't make your boots more comfortable, and neither do they significantly cushion your feet against the wear and tear of trogging around Sennybridge with a large heavy bergan on your back. In fact, their only purpose seems to be to collect an interesting, foul-smelling, biological sludge, mostly comprising dead skin cells, Athlete's Foot fungus and swamp mud from various Training Areas. This can either be periodically washed out, or scraped off into an envelope and posted to the Defence NBC Centre at Porton Down and used in biological warfare experiments.