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  1. Correct me if im wrong, but I recently overheard someone describing navy personel with the term 'Jack'

    What does this mean and can anyone shed some light on its origins?

    Cheers :D
  2. Jack me hearty,jolly jack tar,harrycrappers jack,jack me dohbi bucket,hope thats some help, 8)
  3. Thanks guys... didnt expect a reply so soon :lol:

    My eyes are now open and im now a wiser man. :)

  4. Stop right there Mr you dont get away that easy,who are you,where are you and are you a future jolly jack me hearty or what,( are you joining the RN ) :wink:
  5. It was actually nothing to do with all that, its far more simple.

    Sailors are a bunch of shirt lifters and so they quite often Jack each another off,
    But they always say Ta! :roll: :oops: 8O

    Jack tar, Simples. :twisted: :) :wink:
  6. Does this mean the the female sailors are called Jill? :roll:
  7. I am indeed mehearty.... I go to Raleigh on the 20th September!
    Believe it or not Ive been waiting for 3 years for this :D

    Where am I? Good ol' Portsmouth :)
  8. Jenny, iirc.
  9. Which branch,
  10. ET(WE)
  11. No Jill went up Ports-down hill with jack and the only thing that came down were her Keck's. :twisted: :oops: 8O

    Jenny don't go up hills with jack she does it a flat.
    Or a mess deck, or anywhere else. :wink: :twisted:
  15. witsend

    witsend War Hero Book Reviewer

    I thought you were a bit of a comedian as well as a fanny rat, you've just confirmed it now!
  16. Present yourself at 0600 down at Gods place (parade ground) if you please kind sir and you will get acquainted with space travel as you ferkin go into orbit , :D
  17. I thought parade ground was a synonym for car park?

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