Soldier Slang

Discussion in 'The Powder Keg' started by Doglips, Sep 19, 2002.

  1. Doglips

    Doglips Guest

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    AMERICAN SOLDIERS

    In World War I, American soldiers were called "Doughboys".

    In World War II, they were called "GIs".

    In Korea, they were called "Dogfaces".

    In Vietnam, they were called "Grunts".

    In Desert Storm, they were called "Storm Troopers".

    Today, they are called "Tali-whackers".
     
  2. jerry

    jerry Since 03-15- 2002 Forum Contributor

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    ya know you kind of had me scratchin my head for a moment LOL.
     

  3. oneastrix

    oneastrix G&G Newbie

    We have the same thing in cop land. Different jargon for evry dept and what not. But I like the Tali-Whacker thing!
     
  4. Oxford

    Oxford G&G Evangelist

    Back in the past century (1951) when I was a high school student(ha) we had a coach whose name was Taladay. We all called him tallywhacker behind his back. :nod: :D
     
  5. NRAJOE

    NRAJOE YOU TALKIN' TO ME!? Forum Contributor

    My C.O.'s name was Capt. Endicott, used to call him Capt. Endof my c**k! (not to his face though!):p