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Side Effects of Miltary Life

#1
We all know that Militarty life, especially in the Army, is a tough life. There are many side effects, physically and mentally, but I wonder if one has been overlooked - Tourettes Syndrome.

We take the young from society and train them to do the unthinkable so that we and our friends can live in peace. We also end up with people that can't string a sentence together without at least three or four obsenities. Most weren't like this when they joined, so can this be attributed to the training and by assosiation with already serving members who have developed this disorder?

How many of you have been reprimanded by friends and family for your bad language when you are on leave? How many TA soldiers find themselves under scrutiny by partners and children when they return from camp?
 
#2
Good point. I work in an environment that is decidedly male and hence the day to day language gets a bit fruity. Some time ago we had to write into work contracts for female staff that they may hear offensive language in and around the workplace. I doubt we could get away with that now. But I do get the occasional bokkoling at home, when I let the odd profanity slip in front of the vicar or my maiden Aunt.
 
#3
Its harder in the TA. Going back to work on Monday when you have only got back from two week annuel camp on the Sunday can lead to he odd interview without coffee.

Treating a bunch of nursing students like you do your section mong never goes down well.
 
#4
bobath said:
Its harder in the TA. Going back to work on Monday when you have only got back from two week annuel camp on the Sunday can lead to he odd interview without coffee.

Treating a bunch of nursing students like you do your section mong never goes down well.
Worked for me... is there any other way to treat them?
 

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#6
milsum said:
I blame lurking on Arrse for the predominance of the nose-dive in my language.
Ahem - fcuk me are you on the money there - ahem.....

Also makes me realise what a bunch of cnuts I associate with on a daily basis, very inappropriate in the diplomatic community :thumbdown:
 
#7
Really must agree on the language thing. I swear like a docker, and I never used to.

The reason why I'm with my missus is that she interviewed me for a job. She was fit and her language was FILTHY. We got on like a house on fire, getting married and our first child was born 3 months ago, and the little sh!t is fcuking gorgeous. I defy any cnut to say fcuking otherwise.
 
#8
and when you're not swearing , you;re abbreviating everything so nay body can understand anyway!

most conversations i have with my husband include the words "what does thats stand for again?" repeated several times over..! :frustrated:
 
#9
and when you're not swearing , you;re abbreviating everything so nay body can understand anyway!

most conversations i have with my husband include the words "what does thats stand for again?" more than once..! :frustrated:
 
#11
I've ended up with a split personality:
Work jim and home jim
Work jim is rude swears alot and drinks to much
Home jim is nice and caring and looks after my family

Personally I prefer work jim!!
 
#12
bobath said:
Its harder in the TA. Going back to work on Monday when you have only got back from two week annuel camp on the Sunday can lead to he odd interview without coffee.

Treating a bunch of nursing students like you do your section mong never goes down well.
I work in an all male environment (apart from the boss) so the sweary bit is overlooked mainly; however the boss wasn't to impressed one day when I was working on a GIS Map programme which crashed to the tune of 'F*cken f*ck, the f*cken c*nt's f*cken f*cked!!!!!' and the meeting she was chairing had just come to an end.

Also being straight with people who are unused to it has lead to several complaints.

Thank god you can't get sacked from the NHS...
 
#13
No kidding. We had a meeting last week attended by my Polish boss (who's used to be by now), a visiting Septic, a HK Chinese and a Russian. I started getting more irate, and finally said "but those f*cking twats upstairs don't even care!" at which point the said Chink gave me a funny look, Polish boss frowned, Septic beamed and yours truly went a bit red, made his excuses and left hurriedly.
Sadly, I've picked up Russian swearing off the missus (who then says "oy, who did you get that from?") and tend to drop that into sentences now. It's not the done thing in Russia to use that in front of women, or your boss, and I have almost come adrift on a number of occasions at work with that.
 
#14
wileykat said:
rubbish computer..!
Only a bad workman blames his tool or a wife blames her husband.
Same difference I think.
 
#16
wileykat said:
and only dull people use tired cliches ...
Sorry forgot to put a smiley face on that one :winkrazz:
 
#17
Alsacien said:
milsum said:
I blame lurking on Arrse for the predominance of the nose-dive in my language.
Ahem - fcuk me are you on the money there - ahem.....

Also makes me realise what a bunch of cnuts I associate with on a daily basis, very inappropriate in the diplomatic community :thumbdown:


Slightly off topic, but thankfully the motor trade is still sweary central on the shop floor although the PC tendency has firmly infected the HR and Personnel lot.

Getting bollocked sorry counselled for calling a 'team member' or 'colleague' or whatever I'm supposed to call them this week an 'illiterate fuckwit who couldn't find his fecking arrse with both hands" after a spectacular cockup.... it's OK to be a braindead excuse for an employee who loses me £3k but I can't be nasty to the poor little cherub can I? They might cry!

Having said that I think it's now two employers over the last 12 years that have decided they didn't love me any more 'cos I didn't suck up to the management, hang on their every word as if it was gospel and drop my lads in the sh!t or stab them in the back. Who wanted a career anyway?!

However exposure to arrse did lead to my darling wife calling another motorist a "fecking retarded fecking ********".

I was so proud................ I just hope Junior in the back didn't repeat it to her mother...
 
#18
eSeL said:
bobath said:
Its harder in the TA. Going back to work on Monday when you have only got back from two week annuel camp on the Sunday can lead to he odd interview without coffee.

Treating a bunch of nursing students like you do your section mong never goes down well.
I work in an all male environment (apart from the boss) so the sweary bit is overlooked mainly; however the boss wasn't to impressed one day when I was working on a GIS Map programme which crashed to the tune of 'F*cken f*ck, the f*cken c*nt's f*cken f*cked!!!!!' and the meeting she was chairing had just come to an end.

Also being straight with people who are unused to it has lead to several complaints.

Thank god you can't get sacked from the NHS...
:confused: :confused: :confused:
 
#19
RFUK said:
eSeL said:
bobath said:
Its harder in the TA. Going back to work on Monday when you have only got back from two week annuel camp on the Sunday can lead to he odd interview without coffee.

Treating a bunch of nursing students like you do your section mong never goes down well.
I work in an all male environment (apart from the boss) so the sweary bit is overlooked mainly; however the boss wasn't to impressed one day when I was working on a GIS Map programme which crashed to the tune of 'F*cken f*ck, the f*cken c*nt's f*cken f*cked!!!!!' and the meeting she was chairing had just come to an end.

Also being straight with people who are unused to it has lead to several complaints.

Thank god you can't get sacked from the NHS...
:confused: :confused: :confused:
Being straight with people (telling them EXACTLY how it is) is not often brought to the fore in gender-non-specific social and financial networking establishments where the drive and energy input is directed with positivity and mutual stakeholder support, with a view to enhancing the fiscal stability of both the local and extra-local locales pertaining to the management and head-stakeholders in said workplace.

In other words (straight ones): It's the bosses company, he's making the money to buy a big fucking house and in order to keep my job, I've got to bullshit big time with my so-called team, who are all a bunch of fucking lying backstabbing bastards.

Any help?
 
#20
Giblets said:
RFUK said:
eSeL said:
bobath said:
Its harder in the TA. Going back to work on Monday when you have only got back from two week annuel camp on the Sunday can lead to he odd interview without coffee.

Treating a bunch of nursing students like you do your section mong never goes down well.
I work in an all male environment (apart from the boss) so the sweary bit is overlooked mainly; however the boss wasn't to impressed one day when I was working on a GIS Map programme which crashed to the tune of 'F*cken f*ck, the f*cken c*nt's f*cken f*cked!!!!!' and the meeting she was chairing had just come to an end.

Also being straight with people who are unused to it has lead to several complaints.

Thank god you can't get sacked from the NHS...
:confused: :confused: :confused:
Being straight with people (telling them EXACTLY how it is) is not often brought to the fore in gender-non-specific social and financial networking establishments where the drive and energy input is directed with positivity and mutual stakeholder support, with a view to enhancing the fiscal stability of both the local and extra-local locales pertaining to the management and head-stakeholders in said workplace.

In other words (straight ones): It's the bosses company, he's making the money to buy a big fucking house and in order to keep my job, I've got to bullshit big time with my so-called team, who are all a bunch of fucking lying backstabbing bastards.

Any help?
Wah ;-)

But seriously, I thought he was on about sexuality.
 

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