Recent winter weather has prompted the Human Being to venture forth protected from the cold and damp by the cosy carapace of his Uniroyal Super rubber boots.
Brown wellies, yes. But as they were purchased in the USA, the non-military transatlantic moniker seems more appropriate.
The HB remarks: 'These boots are Super indeed. I bought them while living in Juneau, Alaska - one of the wettest cities in the whole of the United States. In fact, this September will bring the thirtieth anniversary of that purchase. Good service, huh?'