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2 edition of Jackspeak found in the catalog.

Jackspeak

Rick Jolly

Jackspeak

the pusser"s rum guide to Royal Navy slanguage

by Rick Jolly

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Palamanando in Torpoint, Cornwall .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Slang -- Dictionaries,
  • Sailors -- Language (New words, slang, etc.) -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Rick Jolly & Tugg.
    ContributionsTugg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE3727.S3 J65 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination336 p. :
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19848457M

    Editions for Jackspeak: A Guide to British Naval Slang: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (P. Read "Jackspeak of the Royal Canadian Navy A Glossary of Naval Terminology" by Mark Nelson available from Rakuten Kobo. Pull up a bollard and get to know the colourful language of the Royal Canadian Navy. Do you ever get channel fever so ba Brand: Dundurn.

    Jackspeak or when we had a navy. I am ex RN,and bought this book to remind me of the days when we still had a author was a scab lifter wafu/royal,and there is perhaps a little too much wafu speak rather than jackspeak but nevertheless it is still a was only when reading the book that I realised just how much we did have a separate language incomprehensible to a non. Speak, published in , is a young adult novel by Laurie Halse Anderson that tells the story of high school freshman Melinda Sordino. After accidentally busting an end of summer party due to an unnamed incident, Melinda is ostracized by her peers because she will not say why she called the : Laurie Halse Anderson.

    A formal parade of a ship's or shore establishment's company. At the Britannia Royal Naval College, the "Lord High Admiral's Divisions" is a parade held in the presence of the monarch or her representative.. Pipe the side. A ceremonial greeting by a guard of honour on the arrival of a flag officer or the commander of another ship, members of the royal family or foreign officers in uniform.   According to the book "Jackspeak" (a guide to British Naval slang and usage); Spur-lash is a wonderfull excuse for pushing young middies and subbies overboard - .


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Jackspeak is a very funny and fairly up-to-date guide on all the strange lingo that the RN uses, it's very helpful when one of my 'matlow' friends uses an unfamiliar term in conversation.

The illustrations are a particular favourite of mine and overall this makes a great gift for people who are in or know people in 'the mob'!/5(). Jackspeak is a comprehensive reference guide to the humorous and colourful slang of the Senior Service, explaining in layman's termsthe otherwise cryptic everyday language of the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines and the Fleet Air Arm.

Featuring more than 4, alphabetical entries, it was compiled by an ex-RM surgeon who spent 24 years in theservice/5(). Jackspeak is an intriguing and well researched explanation of a surprising number of common English expressions and the stories behind their naval origins.

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Featuring more than 4, alphabetical entries, it was compiled by an ex-RM surgeon who spent 24 years in theservice. With useful cross-references and examples of /5().

It's an experimental novel comprising short non-sequential plot elements (although they are ordered alphabetically, presumably for the author's convenience). Or possibly it's a dictionary. /5(2). Jackspeak is a comprehensive reference guide to the humorous and colourful slang of the Senior Service, explaining in layman's termsthe otherwise cryptic everyday language of the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines and the Fleet Air Arm.

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Featuring more than 4, alphabetical entries, it was compiled by an ex-RM surgeon who spent 24 years in theservice/5(). 'Jack Speak' - A Sailors Dictionary. Submitted by Stones on Mon, It is a lingo as mysterious as the Language of Flowers and as fascinating as the Language Of Stamps, but it is a closed book to the most eridite civilian and double dutch even to the most expert lexicgographer.

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Jackspeak is a comprehensive reference guide to the humorous and colourful slang of the Senior Service, explaining in layman's termsthe otherwise cryptic everyday language of the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines and the Fleet Air Arm.

Featuring more than 4, alphabetical entries, it was compiled by an ex-RM surgeon who spent 24 years in : Jackspeak: A Guide to British Naval Slang & Usage Paperback – 31 Dec. by Rick Jolly (Author)/5(49). Jackspeak is a comprehensive reference guide to the humorous and colourful slang of the Senior Service, explaining in layman's termsthe otherwise cryptic everyday language of the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines and the Fleet Air Arm.

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Jackspeak of the Royal Canadian Navy by Mark Nelson has captured this mysterious repertoire of words and phrases used by Canadian sailors.

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Featuring more than 4, alphabetical entries, it was compiled by an ex-RM surgeon who spent 24 years in theservice. With useful cross-references and Author: Rick Jolly. Jackspeak: an illustrated guide to the slang and usage of the Royal navy and Royal marines including the Submarine Service and Fleet Air Arm by Rick JOLLY | 1 Jan Paperback.

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