More than one in 10 new Army recruits are boy soldiers of just 16 years old, according to the latest figures released by the Ministry of Defence. And more than one in four of all new Army recruits are under 18 – too young to be sent into combat.
Hahaha! No offence intended. If anything, I've learnt in recent years that some words we "correct" US citizens for, are actually closer to the original English than the ones that have evolved in England! :-)