By Dan Hodges
“A confession. I am a Grognard. “Isn’t a Grognard a species of tropical fish?” assistant comment editor Tom Chivers asked me suspiciously when I outed myself this morning.
No, a Grognard is not a fish. A Grognard, according to the definition on Urban Dictionary, is an “ultra-hardcore war gamer”. Immediately that conjures images of people running round some wood in Essex, in camouflage, with guns that fire paint.
No self-respecting Grognard would ever don camouflage and head to Essex. In fact, no Grognard would ever leave the tranquillity of their kitchen…..”
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