Yup. They kept Lord Nelson in a barrel of rum to take him home after Trafalgar. As a result, the rum ration was known as "Nelson's blood," and sneaking a dram was known as "tapping the Admiral."
posted on 04/18/2006 6:56:21 AM PDT
(Ministrix of Ye Chase, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
Interesting. I wasn't aware of that.
posted on 04/18/2006 6:59:25 AM PDT
posted on 04/18/2006 7:02:13 AM PDT
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