At 02:06 PM 9/3/01 +0100, Charlie wrote:
>Clue: they can only hang you for _breaking_ the rules -- not for obeying
>them to the letter.
My sense of this (very much secondhand; the closest I got to military
service was working for a few weeks hoisting up targets on poles in a
concrete bunker that cadets with .303s fired at, a somewhat unnerving job)
is that they leave it to your unhappy squad mates to find suitable
punishment for your disruptions.
(The notion that those thick, foul-mouthed, cruel bastards would *always
stick exactly to the rules* strikes me as... well, utopian.)
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