Cook of the Mess

DESCRIPTION: "I'm cook of the mess [i.e. not the cook but the rating who takes food to his mess], I'm full of zest, And for the lads I do my best, Then up on deck I do the rest, I'm having a busy day" (because he cares for food and dishes on top of his other duties)
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1987 (Tawney-GreyFunnelLines-RoyalNavy)
KEYWORDS: cook food navy work
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Tawney-GreyFunnelLines-RoyalNavy, p. 46, "Cook of the Mess" (1 short text)
File: Tawn029

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