Naval Slang Uniform to X-ray

Discussion in 'The Gash Barge' started by Tas-ape, Jun 5, 2008.

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  1. Uniform

    Uckers Ludo - Navy style
    Ullage Residue in a barrel ie worthless
    Up homers Family hospitality extended to Jack in a foreign port (see Grippo)
    Up spirits Piped order prior to rum issue
    Up the line Usually going home on leave
    Up the trot Reserve Fleet
    Upper scuppers Upper deck
    Upside down head A bald sailor with a beard


    Vampires bag meal Used sanitary towel in a bun/bap/roll
    Victualled Living on board


    Wafoo Fleet Air Arm personnel
    Wanchai burberry Hong Kong umbrella usually costing a dollar
    Warming the bell Returning onboard only just in time
    Watch on stop on Continuous duty without relief
    Weed, weejie To be angry
    Wet (Have a) Taste of shipmates rum/Friendly gesture
    Wet as a scrubber Description of a useless individual
    Wind yer neck in! Shut up!
    Windward Opposite of lee side
    Winger/Wings Another word for oppo
    Wodge A very large quantity of anything
    Wood butcher Carpenter or chippy
    Wordsmith Someone with the gift of the gab
    Wrap up Give up doing or saying something


    X-Factor That unknown additional element in Jack's pay
  2. You're bored, aren't you.
  3. Aye :thanks:
  4. wafoo what does that mean then ?????
  5. I'd hate to comment! :w00t: :w00t: :w00t:
  6. Googled Wafu and came up with the following from a pussers slang site:

    WAFU: Member of fleet air arm stands for wet and flucking useless.

    Please yerselfs!
  7. exactly what i thought it stood for so why the oo
    writers license ??
    just being pickey now!!!
  8. Dunno!!!! :thanks:
  9. "i dunno" well quite frankley thats not good enough, i would expect a childish schoolboy error from some branch's i.e. wafu's, rose petals, softey stewards, thickey thick gunners and how do you boil an egg cooks but not from a member of the scr's crew not when i'm the sc on watch anyway ! so make it so, no more mistake's
    forgot to insult stokers there :pukel:

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