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  • n. A private in the army.

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  • "It was stockings and knickers that seemed to be the main purchases, thousands of parcels were in transit to wives, girlfriends (and some boyfriends), the basic reason was the sexual thrill the squaddie had in buying them and waiting for that inevitable letter saying, 'When you come home you can put them on for me.' Alas, by the time they got home some bloody American had already taken them off."
    - Spike Milligan, 'Mussolini: My Part In His Downfall'.

    April 25, 2009