Comes from the now hard to process notion that for 30 years I wore an extra layer of 'skin' that was predominantly green and somewhat baggy. Avatar is one of the few things they do well in Belgium....Leffe beer.
mine is my old nick name.
given to me when i joined the bn in 77 and got a smack in the mouth within weeks..
lip swelled somewhat and the nickname lippy sticks to this day..
BIT OF A CURSE REALLY COS EVERY BUGGER KNEW ME..
still best mates with the lad that did it..