n.— «It is a helicopter ride away from a military hospital, food comes from 24-hour ration packs, known to soldiers as ratpacks or compo and far from fresh, and the water is almost exclusively for drinking and cooking.» —“‘I think this is as normal as I’m ever going to get’” by Audrey Gillan Guardian (United Kingdom) Feb. 29, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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