Soldier's Song and Slang of the Great War, Martin Pegler.
Looks at slang, military terminology and phrases used by British and
Empire forces on the Western Front, and the songs popular at home and
on the front. Includes more 'earthy' phrases than earlier books on the
same topic, and provides a valuable insight into the daily concerns of
soldiers in the trenches. A surprising amount of these phrases are still
in common usage.
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