n.— «There are two basic types of rations now offered to infantry in the field, the C ration, or standard canned meal, and the relatively new dehydrated Long Range Patrol (LRP) ration fondly called “lurp” and when mixed with water almost tastes like the real thing.» —“Airborne soldiers get choice of rations” in Bong Son, Vietnam Anchorage Daily News Nov. 8, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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