Your country needs you!BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6928.601 (Published 26 February 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:601
- I Robertson
I mean, they think life's one long holiday and they don't know the meaning of the word “work.” All they ever seem to think about is their next trip abroad, and they spend their time just hanging about as if there was no tomorrow. Personally, I think national service is the only answer - get them up in the morning, put some order in their lives, smarten up their appearance. After all, they've got most of their time behind them.
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