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lolz Love luv or <3 Love you (see also I love you) ly, <3u No problem np No thank you no tnk u, nty or no ty Oh My God omg or (comically) zomg, romg, womg, omgz Okay k or kk Oh really? orly? parents behind back pbb Peace pc, pce, pece, or \/ People ppl, peeps Right On! RO Rocking/Rock (metal hands) \m/ See you/see you later cya, cu, or cya/cu l8er/l8a/l8r Sorry sry or soz Scare the shit out of my self/Scare the shit out of yourself stsooms/stsooys Talk to you later ttyl or t2yl Ta-ta for now ttfn Thinking of you TOY What the hell wth What's up sup or zup Slang of army, police. Military slang is an array of colloquial terminology used commonly by military personnel, including slang which is unique to or originates with the armed forces.0 The Andrew/Grey Funnel Ferries - The

Royal Navy, named for some important bloke or a Saint or something. Blighty - The UK, the name was taken from a province in India... Brag Rags - Medals. Cant-be-arrsed-itis -suffered mainly by those on exercise "Chin-strapped" - "chin-strap" - tired knackered Combat Suit - Jacket, trousers, and possibly hood, cap, etc., made from DPM material. Doss-bag - Army Issue Barnes-Wallace, Gonk-bag and Green Maggot. Dust - Washing powder. Gat - rifle (also Bunduk, or Bang-Stick) (mainly used by "Hats"). Green/Bleeds green - a keen soldier, probably should watched suspiciously...from a long way away. NAAFI - "Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes". Quasi-civilian non-profit retaining such as tea, pies, cakes and sandwiches to the troops within

garrisons worldwide. Pronounced 'NAFF-ee', it was created in 1921 to run recreational establishments for the Armed forces to sell goods to servicemen and their families. It runs clubs, bars, (EFI), which provides NAAFI facilities in war zones. Puttees - long strips of flannel cloth in shades of khaki, rifle green or black, wrapped tightly at the top of ankle-boots to provide support over rough ground (now CVHQ RA) Sangar - possibly derived from the Indian; usually a low wall with side wings built to give cover from fire in areas where digging is difficult or impossible. Sky Pilot - The Padre - he's got his head in the clouds talking to his boss. Stripey - Sergeant. Teeny-weeny Airways - The Army Air Corps. Warry (or War-y) - aggressive, militaristic; can be an insult. Webbing -

cotton for belt as worn by the type of ladies I never get to meet, and several dodgy RM types down Union St. There are more than a hundred words for "police" in different glossaries.. And this is by no means a unique case.0 Names taken from the coloring of police clothes or the coloring of police cars: blue boy, blue jeans, man-in-the-blue, salt and pepper, black and white, blue and white; A female police officer: girlie bear, honey bear, lady bear, mama bear, sugar bear,smokey beaver; A city policeman or rural police: citty kitty, country Joe, country mounty, little bear, local yokel; state police: boogey man, boy scouts, state bears, whatevers;barnies, bear, bearded bubby, big brother, bull, Dudley, do-right, Peter Rabbit; An unmarked or hidden police car: brown-paper

bag, night crawler, pink panther, slick top, sneaky snake; A radar unit: shotgun, electric teeth, gunrunner, Kojak with a Kodak, smoke screen A police helicopter: bear in the air, eye in the sky, spy in the sky, tattle tale There have found new expressions for an already established concept; such expressions that make them appear to be saying one thing while they are really communicating something very different to insiders. Offences and description ABH: Actual bodily harm D&D: Drunk And Disorderly DIP: Drunk In Public GBH: Grievous Bodily Harm TDA: Taking and Driving Away TWOC: Taken Without Owner's Consent Initialisms describing situations ASNT: Area Searched No Trace FATAC: Fatal Road Traffic Accident MFH: Missing From Home NAI: Non-Accidental Injury RTA: Road-Traffic

Accident Miscellaneous initialisms ARV: Armed Response Vehicle TFU: Tactical Firearms Unit SOCO: Scenes Of Crime Officer; a forensic crime scene examiner VSS: Victim Support Scheme Miscellaneous abbreviations MISPER: Missing person POLAC: A collision involving a police vehicle WOFF: Write off; a vehicle or other property deemed a total loss for insurance purposes WINQ: Warrant inquiry e) Money slang While the origins of these slang terms are many and various, certainly a lot of English money slang is rooted in various London communities, which for different reasons liked to use language only known in their own circles, notably wholesale markets, street traders, crime and the underworld, the docks, taxi-cab driving, and the immigrant communities. London has for centuries been