The "Noun of Assemblage" for a Group of Ammo Techs!

Sat safely secured in the "reading room" this morning, browsing through "Schotts Original Miscellany" when I found "Nouns of Assemblage" on page 11.

Now I know at many PATO Conferences, SAT's Seminars and Messes around the world where 3 or more ATs are gathered, the question "what's the term for a group of ATs" has often cropped up but never concluded.

Some examples are:

A malpertness of pedlars.
A pontification of Priests.
A bench of Bishops.
A murmation of starlings.
A chattering of choughs.
A Cete of badgers.
A drunkship of cobblers, (would have been good for ATs!).

.... and many more.

So, the challenge is to finalise the debate and agree a noun of assemblage for 3 or more Ammunition Technicians assembled in any place (with or without liquids with a percentage!) for which the winner will receive a free lunch at the Association of Ammunition Technicians AGM and Lunch in October 2009. Referral to Roget's Thesuarus is permitted. The winner will be decided upon by a poll here on Arrse.

My submission is a "chortle" of ATs.

A 'Rotunda' of ATs.

A 'Bang' of ATs.
A 'muttering' of Ammo Techs.
A "composition" of ATs

A "Brisance"

A "Density"

A "Compound"

For the more specialised ATs. A "Critical Mass" of ATs.


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A "Notion" of COs.

A "Wittering" of Pads Wives.

A "Bleat" of 2nd Lts.

An "Expletive" of RSMs.

A "Wallet" of Techs (R Sigs techs used to be well paid).

A "Reflection" of PTIs. Or an "Ego" of PTIs.

A "point" of instructors (particularly SASC).

A "Mystery" of SAS, SBS, SRR etc.

A "case" of Lawyers.

A "pallet" of Gunners.

A "Trivial Pursuit" of Engineers.

A "Nuthouse" of RMPs.

A "Bulling" of Regimental Duties types.

A "Satchel" of Clerks.

A "Crash" of Drivers.
2 ATs together = a stab.

3 or more = a massacre.

(goes back to the day when it was known as the biggest back stabbing trade there was).
Auld-Yin said:


I say Auld-Yin - that's bordering on the scurrilous! On behalf of all Ammunition Technicians, I demand satisfaction! :D

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