Jackspeak

Jackspeak

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Jackspeak is a comprehensive reference guide to the humorous and colourful slang of the Senior Service, explaining in layman's termsthe otherwise cryptic everyday language of the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines and the Fleet Air Arm. Featuring more than 4, 000 alphabetical entries, it was compiled by an ex-RM surgeon who spent 24 years in theservice. With useful cross-references and examples of common usagethroughout, along with excellent illustrations by Tugg, the cartoonistfrom service newspaper Navy News, it is the essential book forcurrent and ex-Navy personnel and their families, or anyone interested in the modern armed forces. Conway is proud to present a revised and updated edition of this classic volume, which is already acknowledged as the standard reference for every Jack, Jenny and Royal joining the Andrew, or for any civvy who wants a real insight into the unique culture of the Navy.The solid blocks of unsweetened cocoa were brewed all night by the gangway staff to keep the cold out, and a typical victim would be a jetty sentry plied with too much of the stuff. codes Each branch of the service has its own unique andanbsp;...


Title:Jackspeak
Author: Rick Jolly
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing - 2012-01-16
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