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Re: Hardnut

Posted by R. Berg on February 22, 2003

In Reply to: Confused posted by stile on February 21, 2003

: Pentti Airikkala is a former British, Finnish and Scandinavian Rally Champion, and what he doesn't know about throwing a car through a forest you may as well not bother with.

: what does the sentence mean?

: and
: Spend a weekend learning to skin rabbits, make nettle soup and erect shelters made of bin liners in the capable company of hardnut ex-SAS instructors

: Hardnut?

"Hardnut," I should think, means tough, macho, no-nonsense, stoic, energetic.

Don't know about throwing a car through a forest except that the general impression is that the man is an expert at car racing.