Less than flattering Regimental Nicknames

Discussion in 'The Intelligence Cell' started by Randy_McNob, Dec 16, 2008.

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  1. Have all current (and former) Army Regiments and Corps had 'Less than Flattering nicknames?

    And if so what are the meanings behind them??

    The ones I'm familiar with are;

    RMP - Monkeys

    RAOC- Blanket Stackers/Rag and Oil Company

    ACC - Slop Jockeys/Army Cement Company

    RCT - Trogs/Rickshaws,Cabs and Taxis

    Pioneer Corps - Chunkys

    Any more?
  2. oh and RA - Dropshorts, Five Mile Snipers
  3. RASC - Run Away, Someone's Comming
    RAOC - Rag And Oil Company
    WRAC - Weekly Ration of Army Cnut
    RA - 9 mile snipers/dropshorts
    RGJ - Black Mafia
    QOH - Queers On Horseback
    RTR - Chav Cav/People's Cav
    16/5L - 16th Syph
    17/21L - Boneheads
    13/18H - 'Ernnies' (it's a white topped peak cap like a milkman thing!
    ScottsDG - Scots Grots
    4/7DG - Smell on wheels!
    Any Guards Regt - Wooden Tops
  4. I ha RLC really lazy cnuts a few times, dunno if they actually meant the rlc or just me
  5. Blues and Royals - Donkey Wallopers
  6. Possibly just you :wink:

    The RLC is also known as 'Really Large Corps' for the obvious reason
  7. I have no real grounds for defence on that one. after looking at all the washed up drivers at leyland bks though, id have to agree with the first statement
  8. RAMC - Rob All My Comrades
  9. REME - spanner *******
    RE - wedges
    RA - planks
    RLC - trogs
    R Sigs - scaleys
    Green Howards - falling plates
  10. Obviously defunct now,

    QLR - Queens Last Resort
  11. coldstream guards= sheepshaggers
  12. RCT-rough cut timber-the original planks.
  13. Was it mafia or panthers? IIRC it was only 1 of the battlions had this nickname, 3rd at a guess?

    D&D's = Devon and Dogshites.
  14. The Royal Scots: The Bogging Royals
  15. The Royal Engineers - Flying Bricklayers ( an old one from the 1800s or early 1900s)