An Unfortunately Named Service Project

Oh my.

I found this clipping in an old council press scrapbook. I don’t think it would work as a primary document for classroom use!

A World War II Service Project that would need major updating to try today.

A World War II Service Project that would need major updating to try today.

7 thoughts on “An Unfortunately Named Service Project

  1. It was a different time. Word change with the times. It is all part of our history and a wondrous history it is!

  2. Besides the unfortunate name (a slang term which is no longer in use much), I wonder about the usefulness of putting used cigarettes and matches into a fabric bag. I suppose they mean for users to stub the hot items out in the dirt or in water, let them cool, and THEN put them into the bag?

    • Arielle, bonus points for the definition! My husband plays the bassoon, which in Italian and other languages is the “fagotto.”

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