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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    White was lost in the same stunt.” (Stunt was the slang term for action ... 45). After the war she married returned soldier Norman Kretschmann of
    03/1/2015 - 9:14 am | View Link
  • SXSW Music: List No. 8 - Austin Chronicle
    PA.) Full Of Hell (Ocean City, MD.) GF Soldier (New Orleans, LA ... New York, NY.) Memphis Dawls (Memphis, TN.) Mexican Slang (Toronto, Canada
    02/27/2015 - 5:04 am | View Link
  • Reviews: Jupiter Ascending, Fifty Shades of Grey, Doggie Woggiez! ... - Brisbane Times
    Reviews: Jupiter Ascending, Fifty Shades of Grey, Doggie Woggiez! ... - Sydney Morning Herald
    02/21/2015 - 8:28 am | View Link
  • SXSW Music: List No. Eight - Austin Chronicle
    PA.) Full Of Hell (Ocean City, MD.) GF Soldier (New Orleans, LA ... New York, NY.) Memphis Dawls (Memphis, TN.) Mexican Slang (Toronto, Canada
    02/20/2015 - 2:22 pm | View Link
  • Army to investigate mistreatment claims by injured, ill soldiers at ... - Dallas Morning News
    ... within the WTUs where words like “dirtbag” and other slang terms for ... to questions about an investigation involving a soldier found to ...
    02/20/2015 - 1:34 pm | View Link
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  • Slang from the trenches
    The French language is being enriched by a number of words which are coming into current use by way of the trenches. The soldiers bring them into vogue, and the public gets to know them from the letters which are published in the newspapers and joyfully ...
    03/30/2015 - 1:01 pm | View Link
  • Iraq's battlefield slang
    Every trade has its jargon and "insider lingo." Soldier slang, however, has a peculiar appeal. That's understandable. Waging war is a risky, all-encompassing endeavor — physically, emotionally and psychologically. War reveals humankind at its best and ...
    03/28/2015 - 9:47 pm | View Link
  • Charlie Sheen Criticizes Obama, in Ebonics, for Focusing on NCAA Bracket over Soldiers
    Sheen said, posting an InfoWars link defending his Kenya quip. Through a combination of hashtag and emoji, Sheen punctuated the tweet with the slang slogan “Keep It 100,” meaning to be 100% honest. This is not the first time Sheen has flirted with ...
    03/19/2015 - 12:15 pm | View Link
  • Why slang is the language of war
    They accepted and even relished their status, using slang to construct a positive identity. Without warning, in the early years of the Vietnam War along came grunt ... enough to permanently disable the soldier. The term does not connote that the wound ...
    09/7/2014 - 10:41 pm | View Link
  • Trench talk: a guide to first world war slang
    During the first world war, troops fighting in the trenches used slang to communicate. Here's a guide to its meaning • A global guide to the first world war – interactive documentary A British soldier keeps watch on 'No man's land' as his comrades ...
    07/23/2014 - 12:49 am | View Link
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  • 325 Military Slang acronyms and abbreviations
    The comprehensive list of 325 Military Slang acronyms and abbreviations will help to quickly lookup and define the meaning of any acronym or abbreviation in Military ...
    03/29/2015 - 1:12 am | View Website
  • Category:Military slang and jargon
    Pages in category "Military slang and jargon" The following 71 pages are in this category, out of 71 total. This list may not reflect recent changes . * ...
    03/29/2015 - 12:58 am | View Website
  • Military slang
    Military slang is an array of colloquial terminology used commonly by military personnel, including slang which is unique to or originates with the armed forces.
    03/28/2015 - 1:59 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 ...
    03/28/2015 - 8:59 am | View Website
  • SlangSearch: Military
    ARMY: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z: Home. News. Input Slang. Feedback. Info: ARMY SLANG. ammo n: Ammunition.
    03/27/2015 - 2:51 pm | View Website
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