Not enough Army slang

Discussion in 'The Intelligence Cell' started by Glad_its_all_over, Mar 4, 2005.

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  1. wasnt there a post on squaddie slang? hilarious. but i cant find it... little help pls!!!
  2. starter for ten

    Colonel Gadaffi - NAAFI
  3. bleeps = signals
    bone dome = helmet
    booties = royal marines
    brick = 4 man patrol
    slop jockies or cabbage technicians = chefs
    crab air = RAF
    crow = junior soldier
    dhobi = washing
    dhobi dust = washing powder
    fang doctor = dentist
    gat = rifle
    jack = lazy
    jack wagon = safety vehicle
    NATO = i like my tea wit milk and two sugars
    oolou = back of beyond
    pongos = what the raf and navy call soldiers
    ruperts and jeffreys = officers
    shreddies = underwear
    swan = to take it easy
  4. following on from that above ..most regts/corps have a slangs name

    bleeps/scally backs (or just scalies) = R.Sigs
    Wedgies = R.Engineers
    Loggies = RLC (Which include slang names for their old cap badges)
    Blanket stackers = Storeman (RAOC)
  5. also known as lid or battle bowler

    mongin it- being a lazy boy
    4 ton chinook- bedford
    wokka- chinook
    gonk bag/maggot/fart sack/doss bag- sleeping bag
    crisp packets- old style waterproofs
    splitarse- woman
    swob-soldier without bollocks
    diggin out-cleaning
    alright you ugly ****- morning old chap

    I think we need to hit the ground running, keeping our eye on the ball and making sure we are all singing of the same song sheet. At the end of the day it gets dark and its not a level playing field, because the goal posts might move; if they do someone may have to pick up the ball and run with it.

    We therefore must have a shed full of options and be hot to trot from the word GO. It is your train set but we cannot afford to leave it on the back burner because we have a lot of irons in the fire right now.

    We will need to un-stick a lot of shit traps but it all depends on the flash to bang time and the fudge factor allowed. Things may start slipping to the left, and if they do we will need to run a tight ship. However i don't want to reinvent the wheel but we must get right amongst the weeds on this one. If push comes to shove, we may have to up stumps and then it will be a whole new ball game.

    I suggest that we test the water with a few warmers into the bank. If we can produce the goods then we are cooking with gas. If not, then we are in a world of shit. I don't want to die in a ditch over this but we could easily end up in a flat spin if people start getting twitchy.

    To that end, i want to get around the bazaars and make sure that all the movers and shakers are on side from day one. If you can hit me with your shopping list i can take it to the head honchos and start the ball rolling. I know some of you are not the sharpest tools in the box and some are a few rounds short of a full mag, but together we will be the best thing since sliced bread.

    There is light at the end of the tunnel and i think we have backed a winner here. However if it gets blown out of the water i will throw a track. So don't shit in your own mess tin, if you have a drama with this , get your feet in my in tray and give me chapter and verse on how you see things panning out. As long as all of our ducks are in a row, i think the ball will stay in play and should come up smelling of roses.

    Before you bomb burst and throw smoke it is imperative that we get our heads round this and look at the big picture. I have been on permanent send long enough and had my ten pence worth. I don't want to rock the boat or teach anyone to suck eggs. But we must keep this firmly in our sight picture and not under our hats, or it will fall between the cracks. However if the cap fits wear it, and at times it may be like pushing fog up a hill with a sharp stick.

    Any Questions
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  7. Sprog = someone new
    Crow = same as above
    'Joe' = as in 'Joe crow' see above
    Bayonet = as in " You fcukin bayonet"{ Bayonet frog, Sprog}
    CO = Chocolate orange
    Gypsy bean stealers = married personel
    Pit = Bed
    Sh*ter = Toilet
    Wnak mag = Pornographic material
    Sh*t State = not a very good condition
    chin strap = Same as above,
    blowin out your Arrse = out of breath
  8. Maggot, doss bag = Sleeping bagScaley back = someone in the signalsChunky = RLC Pioneer Wedge head = someone in the EngineersEgg Op = chefLoggie = someone in the RLCRed Arrse, = new to the ArmyNIG = New in green Racing spoon = the only cutlery required on exercise Monkeys = Military Police Bomb Doctor = the bloke who knows which wire to cut Grip = either the issued black holdall or a way of saying sort that f*cker out (get a GRIP of him)
  9. Did you know your return key is broken?
  10. I think my NVQ Lv2 in IT is broken.
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  11. Hmm.. I noticed a bit of Trog oriented hallucination in the narrative!

    ..also - where was the link to Arrse? very poor referencing IMHO!
  12. I assume someone has mentioned 'Wanking Chariot'