Buggrit.. in that case I'll just say that I think the first four are the most likely.
The first one, though, is a nice conveinant catch-all for anything relating to AIB; ie: went SUY but failed and then got passed over for further promotion mebbe? Then subsequently got the other two options (male or female) pdq.
The joy of speculation...
Norman often lets himself down by 'cleverly' using pieces of what he supposes to be naval slang, but which aren't. That and his sheer want of understanding mark him as an asinine civvy walt fantasist whose entire existence on this earth has been and is a waste of time, space and oxygen.
My word but you're sharp. Hitting the nail on the head ? You've got it So far as LT Cmds are concerned. Assuming we need as many as we currently have carrying out for the most part roles that a clerk with one O level in woodwork could easily do Why is it necessary to have expensively paid superannuated uniformed clerks doing this work ? Now there's an intelligent debate waiting to happen