Military Slang for scratcher

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  1. Does anyone know where the mil slang for scratcher derive from?
     
  2. Gremlin

    Gremlin LE Good Egg (charities)

    Probably from fleas in the blankets.
     
  3. I'm more of a horizontal time machine man
     
  4. Those straw filled palliasses itched like merry hell.
     
  5. That was your sheep :twisted:


    Wot he said :D
     

  6. It was my Tweeds. I never felt comfortable wearing tights under them like the Jocks did.