A man is liable to acquire in his first week of Army life-together with his uniform, rifle and equipment-a nickname. Anyone who saw Private Quelch, lanky, stooping, frowning through horn-rimmed spectacles, understood why he was known as the Professor.
(a) What nickname had been given to Private Quelch?
(b) Why was he given that nickname?
(c) What does the word ‘frowning’ here mean?