Words: Not Only Marines

Some of these are not new at all and have long been common in the Navy. In addition, various bits of jargon not included here are specific to a time and/or place – such as Vietnam, or OIF.

But always amusing, nevertheless. If you want more of these, there are plenty of such military slang glossaries available all over the web.

One of the things I enjoyed about the Navy were the many slang terms used, in some cases dating back centuries (e.g., “scuttlebutt”).


23 terms only US Marines will understand – Business Insider


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