You liked a book written by a druggie ?I agree, an extremely impressive book. I particularly liked the bit where he described how he got his overloaded wokka over a fence by using the spin-direction of the rotors. It's not something you'd normally think of.
Another good book about Vietnam (and one of the first to appear) is: "If I Should Die In a Combat Zone". I can't rightly mind the name of the author, but I think it was Tim Something. It's a cracking read.
I still like it. And, druggie or not, if it's a good read, why not?You liked a book written by a druggie ?
Now there's a surprise.
It must have helped that you and the author share a common point of reference, yes?I still like it. And, druggie or not, if it's a good read, why not?
On the other hand, you seem to have some very strange criteria for authors you like. Or was that just to get in an infantile remark about me?
Ah well, I suppose it takes all sorts.
It must have helped that you and the author share a common point of reference, yes?
Unless you were in the 10th at Lichfield (Wittington Barracks) then you called it hellIn the same vein, in WW2, the US soldiers at the front called their BCRs "repple depples". Which I believe comes from replenishment deployment or something.
Again, a difference in culture is displayed, as (so the story goes), no one would speak to the new arrivals.