Mess Call

Mess Call is a bugle call which signals time to go to the mess hall.

Mess call is associated with the following lyrics:

Soupy, soupy, soupy, without a single bean:
Coffee, coffee, coffee, without a speck of cream:
Porky, porky, porky, without a streak of lean.[1]


  1. Sperber, Hans (1951). "Bugle Calls". 1. Indiana University Press: 167–170. JSTOR 4317288. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)

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