Some graffiti and tattoos are cluttered, making symbols and letters hard to identify. An old term for a homemade anchor, now used to refer to a person in the rank of Leading Seaman. Sometimes objected to by sergeants, and largely outdated. Aggravator In 19th century slang, aggravators—or haggerawators as called them—were lose locks of hair hanging over the forehead, like a kiss-curl or cowlick. It is probably a shortened version of the term , although the 'Worthy Oriental Gentleman' is sometimes attributed to it. Term for helicopter aviators Roundel Airways British Army The , from their aircraft identification markings. Any military doctor, especially in the Navy.
Designed to prevent the punished from going on liberty for most of a day. More recently, means delinquent in some form, i. Green Stamp Road - A toll road. Prat Prat is a 16th century name for a buttock or the side of the hip. The term is also used in other fields to refer to a commanding officer who upon leaving his post his duties fall to the next ranking person.
After familiarizing yourself with the actual slang terms, practice speaking and listening to those terms until they come more naturally to you. Profile a flat piece of scenery or stage property that has been cut so as to form an outline or silhouette of an object. Marine Corps derogatory reference to any female. That person has the Conn. Usually refers to an attractive woman. Bloods The Bloods also have several primary symbols and hand signs with which they identify themselves.
Wanting more that is offered. Learn terms that are unique to the Atlantic Provinces. There are many phrases that are funny in one place and mean nothing in another country that speaks English standard. General term for a Drill Instructors' Marine Corps , Drill Sergeants' Army , Military Training Instructors' Air Force or Company Commanders' U. Army The 3rd Infantry Division crest, a blue square with three diagonal white stripes.
Usually a Japanese shipyard worker, but can also be applied to any Japanese citizen. Slush fund - A slushy slurry of fat was obtained by boiling or scraping the empty salted meat storage barrels. I cut-off a woman by mistake, she fingered me as she sped by. Cycling normally occurs after a member or the entire company has made an error of some kind either in drilling, training, etc. Royal Marines, from the leather stock they used to wear around their necks same origin as Leathernecks for the U. A person who is serving in an all-service Army, Navy and Air Force position.
Army Containerized Kitchen used for preparing and serving meals in the field. Navy Nuclear Program To the nuclear reactor. Some argue that slang exists because we must come up with ways to define new experiences that have surfaced with time and modernity. Rod: Gun Roscoe: Gun Rub-out: A killing Rube: Bumpkin, easy mark Rumble, the: The news S Sap: A dumb guy Sap poison: Getting hit with a sap Savvy: Get me? Any storeman even if he doesn't deal with blankets. Shooting Skip - Long distance radio transmission by refracting radio waves off the ionosphere or troposphere back to Earth. They will usually do this in a conspicuous place so the challenge is clear and they attain notoriety in that neighborhood.
Latin King members have king names by which they are identified e. As the most prominent part of the main structure of the boat, however, bowsprit became a slang word for the nose in the mid-1700s. Short for Squadron Leader squared away cleaned up; in military shape; ready for inspection. A Soldier or Marine placed in a high position in to provide overwatch and cover to friendly units moving below. Coast Guard, so-called because of the mistaken belief that they never sail into deep water. Artillery cannon crewman, especially used by other artillerymen e.
The term log-book has an interesting derivation in itself. Navy Derogative term Used often by Marines when referring to Navy Sailors. Can you keep up with them? Navy Heavy duty steel wool, often made of stainless steel, that is used to scrub pots, toilets, rust, etc. Also called Pecker Checker, Pill Pusher, or Chancre Mechanic. Sometimes used to dismiss a warrant officer who is noted for being very arrogant and proliferate in the use of his authority. Some of these terms have been used on products we offer in our. One of the most serious.
No matter how complex some criminal street gangs are, each can be identified and documented. Learn Canadian slang from the British Columbia. A tasty creamy treat that makes chips taste better? Kojak with a Kodak - Police officer with a radar gun. Dead Key - Transmitting without talking. This is to allow room between the three-point line and the sideline. Applies especially to desk-bound female enlisted. Translates to 90 kilometers per hour.
Task saturation, especially in the context of flying instrument procedures. Drug slang is constantly changing and evolving. Briefing prior to one's mission. Can also be used in a more general sense to describe anything that is heavily damaged or poor in appearance. The local slang has Gaelic, British, Scottish, and French influences. I remember this because we did not have enough girls to fill a varsity team and I never got the opportunity to shot a 3 pointer and of course I was an outside shooter. People Against People Ever Re-enlisting—Civilian Life Is Preferred.