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Soldier and sailor words and phrases

Edward Fraser

Soldier and sailor words and phrases

including slang of the trenches and airforce...

by Edward Fraser

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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by Edward Fraser and John Gibbons.
ContributionsGibbons, John, b.1882.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16673495M

IWO JIMA: SPRINGBOARD To FINAL VICTORY Camera Book by Henri, USMC (95 pp) - IWO JIMA: SPRINGBOARD To FINAL VICTORY Camera Book by Henri, USMC (95 pp) U.S.N Telephone Talkers Manuel - #FF1/A +$ shipping. - U.S.N Telephone Talkers Manuel - #FF1/A Field Artillery Basic Book Military Service Publishing Co. 1st. Tommy Atkins or Thomas Atkins has been used as a generic name for a common British soldier for many years. The origin of the term is a subject of debate, but it is known to have been used as early as A letter sent from Jamaica about a mutiny amongst the troops says "except for those from N. America ye Marines and Tommy Atkins behaved splendidly".. A common belief is that the name was.

Soldier and Sailor Words and Phrases by Edward Fraser and John Gibbons Peterloo: A th anniversary reprint of “The Story of Peterloo” and “The Mask of Anarchy” by F.A. Bruton and Percy Bysshe Shelley (annotated by George Cavendish).   T.S. Slip: “When a soldier’s complaints become unbearable, his listeners frequently tell him to fill out a ‘T.S. Slip’ and send it to the chaplain.” (Dunlap) Zombie: “Soldier who Author: Rebecca Onion.

Soldier and Sailor Words and Phrases. Soldier and sailor words and phrases; including slang of the trenches and the air force; British and American war-words and service terms and expressions in everyday use; nicknames, sobriquets, and titles of regiments, with their origins; the battle-honours of the Great War awarded to the British Army. I can't find examples of it in print from then though - the earliest I've come across being the definition in Fraser & Gibbons' Soldier and sailor words and phrases, "Loaf, head, e.g., 'Duck your loaf - that is, keep your head below the parapet'.".


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I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity. I believe that a man is the strongest soldier for daring to die unarmed.

My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.'. For instance, Zepps (or Zeppelins) in a cloud/fog/smokescreen—sausage and mash—is listed in a dictionary of war slang, Soldier and Sailor Words and : Kate Wild.

“I am Sailor Moon, champion of justice. On behalf of the moon, I will right wrongs and triumph over evil, and that means you.

- sailor moon” “Mamoru, please say it once more. But I've said it 50 times. Okay, for the last time. I'd rather choose to fall in love and be hurt. Sometimes I can't even sleep because I love someone too much. This phrase was used to mean "sausage and mashed potatoes," according to a dictionary of Soldier & Sailor Words.

But so far no pre documentation has been found. Author: Arika Okrent. Here are 15 sea quotes that every true sailor should know and all of us can benefits from the wisdom of our predecessors and relate it to our lives.

1 – Leonardo da Vinci: “He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a. Most of the best ones require a dark sense of humor and a willingness to, well, talk like a sailor.

Of the slang words that are printable, boonies came into widespread use during the Vietnam War, along with its spinoffs boonie rat and boonie hat. All of this will be illustrated with contemporary cartoons and other images showing the phrases in use. This title is designed specifically as a follow-up to 's FUBAR: Soldier Slang of World War II, and will differ from the original book in that it will cover the slang of sailors and airman, as well as soldiers.

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The best and most beautiful things in the world. Eric Partridge, Words, Words, Words (New York: Books for Libraries Press, ).

Edward Fraser and John Gibbons, Soldier and Sailor Words and Phrases (Detroit: Gale Research Company, ). Song collected by Pioneer R Walker, quoted in F T Nettleinghame, More Tommy’s Tunes, (London: Macdonald, ).

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