v make conversation with someone of the opposite sex with the intention of endearing yourself to them: Arthur spent the whole bloody night chatting up some bird in a wig.
Much of the humour was found in their widespread use of songs and slang.
Here, writing for , Pegler details 10 words and phrases circulated during the war that still remain in use today: The subject of the First World War evokes many images, many of which are used repeatedly nowadays in film and TV, but they tend to concentrate on the drama and the misery of war.
The reality was that it didn’t rain every day, the trenches were not knee deep in mud all year round, and soldiers were not subjected to shelling and death every day of their lives.
This collection with over 500 acronyms will help you understand abbreviations used online, SMS, Whats App and any other way of communication.
This page shows an overview of the most common used acronyms.