Soldier Slang In Afghanistan

U.S. troops create a language all their own, filled with black humor, cultural references and occasional crudity

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  • Soldier's slang
    Read this letter, which contains the sort of language soldiers used on Gallipoli. There is a list of slang terms which will help you to work out what Bert means. Try to work out the meaning before you use the list! Do you think this soldier would ...
    01/16/2017 - 1:28 pm | View Link
  • Hamas Using An Old Tried and True Trick To Spy On Soldiers
    Using photos of young women and Hebrew slang, the tricksters chatted up dozens of Israeli soldiers online, gaining control of their phone cameras and microphones according to the is Israeli army a VOA report said. “An officer, who briefed reporters on ...
    01/12/2017 - 1:15 pm | View Link
  • Ex-soldier jailed for drug offences
    and quite explicit offers by him to supply drugs." These text messages contained slang terms for drugs including 'blues' for Diazepam and 'green' for cannabis. In his texts, Adair offered to supply five different substances to friends - namely OxyContin ...
    01/6/2017 - 1:48 am | View Link
  • What is a slang name for an Irish foot soldier?
    Making the world better, one answer at a time. Cracker is a slang word for a white person. This idiom has its origins in slavery- white people were called "crackers" because of the sound of a slave-owner's whip.
    12/19/2016 - 11:21 pm | View Link
  • The Soldier's Slang (US Army, 1909)
    The army has just as odd a vernacular as the navy. To the uninitiated some army expressions would convey little or no sense, as, for example, if a soldier were heard to say, "The top told me to report for kitchen police and help skin the spuds for slum for ...
    11/28/2016 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • Soldier Synonyms, Soldier Antonyms | Merriam-Webster Thesaurus
    Synonyms of Soldier: dogface, fighter, legionary, legionnaire, man-at-arms, regular, serviceman, trooper, warrior… Antonyms of Soldier: civilian—Find the right word.
    01/16/2017 - 10:37 pm | View Website
  • Soldier
    I think it was so splendid in Father to go as chaplain when he was too old to be drafted, and not strong enough for a soldier," said Meg warmly.
    01/16/2017 - 6:38 am | View Website
  • Vietnam Veteran's Terminology and Slang
    NOTE: The source for some of the following definitions (those listed along with a page number: Pg. #) is the "Dictionary of the Vietnam War;" edited by James S. Olson ...
    01/15/2017 - 2:31 pm | View Website
  • Terms used in Military Slang
    Military slang, or informal military terms, are colloquial terms used commonly by military personnel - often as abbreviations or derivations of the NATO Phonetic ...
    01/11/2017 - 4:09 pm | View Website
  • War Slang
    Wakefield Family History Sharing War Slang . The Tommies during WW1 and also WW2 developed a language of their own. Many ex-servicemen still use words from ...
    01/11/2017 - 10:40 am | View Website
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