Thursday, 14 February 2013

No names, no pack-drill

If one mentions no names (or breaks no confidences) there can be no question of offence or punishment.

Pack-drill used to be a military punishment in which an offender was forced to drill (i.e. parade, or march up and down) carrying a full and therefore very heavy pack of equipment - 64 pounds in the Crimean War, for example.

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