He was promoted in the daft. She made her first stage appearance at the Albert Music Hall, Canning Town, and later became famous for her cockney character songs. These songs established her at the top of the bill and she was described as ‘The Cockney Queen’. April in Paris – Aris from Aristotle – bottle which is from bottle and glass – arse. Arse I gave him a good kick up the bottle. Arse Stick it up your khyber. See the reference above to Aristotle. Me ‘ammer and tack’s playing me up again.
The Road to Cranky. Where did the term “curmudgeon” originate? Are curmudgeons always crabby old men or can a woman also achieve curmudgeon status?
Glossary of Military Terms & Slang from the Vietnam War D-J. This text, made available by the Sixties Project, is copyright (c) by Viet Nam Generation, Inc., or.
Air Force essentially spell the word aloud, “eh ess eh pee. Since days of yore the military in general, and sailors in particular, have often had a rather pithy dare I say ‘tasteless’? That may be changing somewhat in these politically correct times, but to Bowdlerize the sailor’s language represented here would be to deny its rich history.
The traditions and origins remain. While I have attempted to present things with a bit of humor, if you are easily offended this FAQ may not be for you. You have been warned. Reaches all spaces on a ship. Used for general announcements, and to transmit general alarm system signals. Control stations are located on the bridge, quarterdeck, and central station.
Other transmitters may be installed at additional points. There are other MC and JV circuits used for communications within the ship. They are typically system-specific, i.
Wikipedia The following are some examples of the slang of the United States Navy , you will also see references to the United States Marine Corps as well because of their use of naval terminology sometimes also referred to as NAVSpeak. Note that in the Navy, many ships and units have nicknames; these are listed separately, in Appendix: A slang term for any time between midnight and daylight.
Used to convey that the time is when people are usually asleep. A slang term that is used to describe that the commencement time of an operation or exercise is after midnight and before daylight; most typically when people would be deep asleep. It is not a reference to any particular time.
What new slang was introduced during the 90s that you can think of? This is a list of all the words that were in popular usage during the 90s.
Being the 2ic, Tech. After fives – Refers to the plain black spit polished dress shoe worn by soldiers either with their pollies or after dinner to give their feet a rest from their boots. Rarely heard these days. A Jay – Army Jerk. A derogatory term often used by civilians, RAAF and Navy personnel in reference to soldiers in townships with large concentrations of soldiers particularly Darwin and Townsville.
Also often used by soldiers in reference to other soldiers behaving badly in public, for example “He was being a real AJ” or “They were acting like a bunch of real AJ’s and giving the rest of us a bad name”.
The London Slang Dictionary Project
Breast enhancement by plastic surgery. I’ve just made a classic booboo”. A tight, strapless top worn by females that is a basic tube of material. Can be used singularly, as boob.
This Slang page is designed to explain what the meaning of off the hook is. The slang word / phrase / acronym off the hook means . Online Slang Dictionary. A list of slang words and phrases, idioms, jargon, acronyms, and abbreviations.
An Idiot Ditch Skip a school day without permission; also, leave someone behind as in “Let’s ditch this guy”. Don’t have a Cow Used when someone was “going ape” or perhaps being a “spaz. So I took your book by mistake, don’t have a cow about it. Ron Stowe comes through again. Dork See Dip Stick Drag To race another car a short distance sometimes one block, sometimes two or three blocks from a standing start at a stoplight when the light turned green. The term originally comes from the phrase “main drag”, a combination of “main” or main street in town, and “drag” which referred to a car that was lowered in the back and dragged the ground if it hit a bump while racing or was just so low that it touched the ground if the street was not perfectly level.
A Drag Someone or something that’s boring or un-enlightening. Ron was really drawing designs on Carolyn at the party last night. Instead of combing your hair straight down in the back, you would comb both sides in towards the middle and then, with the end of the comb, part it down the middle. Dude In the 60’s, a dude was a geek or a panty waist.
North Vietnamese Army, Pg. Cessna Skymaster, also known as push-me-pull-you. Twin engine, one fore and one aft of cabin section.
Less than 3% of non-native English speakers pass this test. Will you? How many of these 17 definitions of hook do you know?. If you understand all 5 uses of the word hook in these next two paragraphs, you pass the test and we’ll let you off the hook 9. But, if you’re like .
Wikipedia The following are some examples of the slang of the United States Navy , you will also see references to the United States Marine Corps as well because of their use of naval terminology sometimes also referred to as NAVSpeak. Note that in the Navy, many ships and units have nicknames; these are listed separately, in Appendix: A slang term for any time between midnight and daylight. Used to convey that the time is when people are usually asleep. A slang term that is used to describe that the commencement time of an operation or exercise is after midnight and before daylight; most typically when people would be deep asleep.
It is not a reference to any particular time. When a sailor in dress pants pulls down on the top two corners and all 13 buttons come unbuttoned at once, usually done just before sex. A mythical substance that new Sailors are sent in search of as a joke. Pronounced as “one dee ten tee”, “one delta ten tango” or “idiot”. The General Announcing system on a ship.
The division, in most aviation and afloat commands, which is responsible for the material condition and cleanliness of the ship.
The film adaptation of the novel also contains this line. Following Fight Club, the terminology “special snowflake” and ” special snowflake syndrome ” was applied to individuals who behaved as if they were very special. It’s the stuff of self-help books and inspirational posters and elementary school assurances. The imagery before negation is lovely; we are each unique snowflakes, each worth treasuring because each is uniquely beautiful. Palahniuk’s denial of the individual’s snowflake status struck a chord.
This Slang page is designed to explain what the meaning of booty call is. The slang word / phrase / acronym booty call means . Online Slang Dictionary. A list of slang words and phrases, idioms, jargon, acronyms, and abbreviations.
The effect when a big wave rolls over, enclosing a temporary horizontal tunnel of air with the surfer inside Beach break: An area where waves that are good enough to surf break just off a beach, or on a sandbar farther out Blown out: When waves that would otherwise be good have been rendered too choppy by wind Bomb: An exceptionally large set wave Choppy, chop: Waves that are subjected to cross winds have a rough surface chop and do not break cleanly Close-out: A wave is said to be “closed-out” when it breaks at every position along the face at once, and therefore cannot be surfed Face: The forward-facing surface of a breaking wave Flat: When the waves and general surface of the water are extremely smooth and glossy, not disturbed by wind Gnarly: Large, difficult, and dangerous usually applied to waves Line-up: