Veterans sleeping on the streets, true or false ?

waltbloke

Old-Salt
Splendid word.
Indeed. Quite a common word in warfare terminology. Unless we’re reading the tabloids.
In which case “green tank” will be sufficient to describe a drained battery for a right angle torch with a broken lens and PTSD.

As you said, a splendid word.
 
Anyone that has used an issue right angle torch will have a profound sense of disappointment that may affect them in later life.

I still wake up shouting " I can't see fcukall where are you " sometimes.
 
Some bloke begging at Paddington station told me he was a " Loo-tenant" in the British army

IMHO, most people begging in London are liars and scamsters of the first order. And a lot of the begging is backed by organised crime.
 

45x45

LE
Anyone that has used an issue right angle torch will have a profound sense of disappointment that may affect them in later life.

I still wake up shouting " I can't see fcukall where are you " sometimes.
They only worked when you had a filter pack. Screwed to the bottom and a green filter.
 

Bubbles_Barker

LE
Book Reviewer
Some bloke begging at Paddington station told me he was a " Loo-tenant" in the British army
Did you throw him under the 1015 to Bristol Parkway?
 

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