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Times they are achanging
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Wiley Oriental Gentleman
Not exactly PC when abreviated to the initials "WOG"
Dictionary definition; wiley........cunning, sly.
When I think of our time in Egypt and our considerable efforts to cope with these "gentlemen" perhaps we should acknowlege their skill at keeping us on our toes. Train Guard, POL Depot Guard, TEK (Tel El Kabir Ord Depot) Guard, Wire Guard (cut a mile section of cable and drag it to Cairo), NAAFI Guard, MQ Guard, Garrison Guard, C in Cs Guard, Water Pumping Station Guard, the list was endless. I wonder we had time or man power to deal with the IS situation ie "keepng the peace" (joke?)?
Nowadays lots of these "gentlemen" are sugeons, consultants etc in the NHS our local eye consultant even comes from Ismalia. Times they really are achanging.

Maurice

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