Every generation has its own way of saying things, and the "Greatest Generation" of World War II was no different! Before you send your next Behavior Report, test your knowledge of WWII slang with this fun quiz.
A letter from one's sweetheart was called a what?
Becoming acclimated to the way a ship moved meant a sailor was getting his what?
What is a SNAFU?
"Kilroy Was Here" was a type of what?
Who was a G.I. Jesus?
When a person went "bucking for a Section 8" they were trying to get what?
A person who gives his opinion on everything is a what?
What did the letters CB mean?
When someone said, "See the chaplain," what did he or she mean?
A know-it-all about military regulations was called a what?
Canned or tinned food was called what?
Why didn't men like to get a Dear John letter, even if their name was John?
A Hershey Bar was actually used as a form of what in parts of Europe?
A D-ration was what?
Mae West was not only a famous actress, but soldiers also used her name to describe what?
A poster of a sexy movie star was called a what?
A pecker checker checked soldiers for what?
What was R & R?
Beans was a nickname for what?
What was a noncom?
AWOL means what?
A pineapple wasn't a fruit, it was slang for what?
Lettuce or carrots were called what?
Gruesome twosome was what?
Dumbo was not only a Disney character, but also slang for what?
What was Anastasie?
A canary was not only a bird, but also slang for what?
"Sparks" is the nickname given to what?
A unlucky or sad soldier was nicknamed what?
Lead poisoning wasn't about filthy water or lead paint during WWII, but rather, it referred to what?
What was a Behavior Report?
Housewife was slang for what?
A disgusting lemonade powder found in rations was called what?
A man or woman who flagged a 4-F was what?
If a person didn't have "jack" they didn't have any what?