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  • Forest service officials are also worried about ensuring that compacted soils along trails loosened, slit-trench latrines are buried and garbage is hauled out.

    The Seattle Times

  • Fears grew this week that buildings in the city could collapse if a slit-trench caved in.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Got told by a mormon the exact circle and location in hell I would be going, told him at least it has fu I'm a non-believer but I've always liked the aphorism 'There are no atheists in a slit-trench'.

    Army Rumour Service

  • I'm a non-believer but I've always liked the aphorism 'There are no atheists in a slit-trench'.

    Army Rumour Service

  • He treats this once proud site like a dysentery sufferer in the woods treats a slit-trench latrine.

    race42008.com

  • In wars of yore, the slit-trench was state-of-the art field sanitation, filled to the brim and then maybe backfilled; but today, when even losers are litigious, it's not a good idea to leave that kind of mess.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Ds Mossie van den Bergh of Radio Pretoria, speaking above boer music piped across the slit-trench studio grounds, said: "It is economicaly almost fatal for us to remain off the air for all these weeks.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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  • "My slit-trench was in the angle of a farm-hut wall and a raised bank. All day Jerry 155mm shells were passing over our positions.

    'They're after the 25-pounders in the field behind us,' says Sgt. Ryan.

    'Behind?' I said, turning yellow. 'Christ, we're far forward for heavies.'

    'Forward?' he giggled. 'We had bloody Nebelwurfers in this field this afternoon.'

    - Spike Milligan, 'Mussolini: My Part In His Downfall.'

    April 18, 2009