One army: regular and large

I’ve just listened to an advertisement on Planet Rock radio for the British Army. It finishes with the words:

One army: regular and territorial

That just doesn’t sound right. I think they should rename them in line with fast food restaurant labels. That way ordinary, non-military folks would have an immediate frame of reference.

So, the territorial army would now become “regular”, and the regular army would now become “large”.

Special forces could be known as “super sized”.

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Gareth Saunders

I’m Gareth J M Saunders, 52 years old, 6′ 4″, father of 3 boys (including twins). Enneagram type FOUR and introvert (INFP), I am a non-stipendiary priest in the Scottish Episcopal Church, I sing with the NYCGB alumni choir, play guitar, play mahjong, write, draw and laugh… Scrum master at Safeguard Global; latterly at Sky and Vision/Cegedim. Former web architect and agile project manager at the University of St Andrews and previously warden at Agnes Blackadder Hall.

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