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Another 'desert rats' helmet repaint on eBay

Article about: Sorry if this has already been raised. I felt compelled to highlight this one I spotted on eBay UK today. The listing title is "WW2 British Helmet - Desert Rats - 1940 - With Liner and

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    Quote by Gunny Hartmann View Post
    https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/pillock
    For the benefit of our non British members!...
    We clearly need a list of English colloquialisms that will benefit our colonial friends and other citizens of our former possessions to learn them to speak proper isn't it?

    Allow Me.

    Another 'desert rats' helmet repaint on eBay

    Regards, Ned.
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    Quote by big ned View Post
    We clearly need a list of English colloquialisms that will benefit our colonial friends and other citizens of our former possessions to learn them to speak proper isn't it?

    Allow Me.

    Another 'desert rats' helmet repaint on eBay

    Regards, Ned.
    Ned, I can only see wanker (that's me) on the list, not wankered, which generally means drinking to much and then buying militaria on-line that you can barely remember when it turns up?? Surely that is a word that we all know! Leon.

    EDIT: Forgot to mention the helmet is the 99% usual crap.
    "Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut." Ernest Hemingway

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    Diplomat

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    DIPLOMAT

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    German reenactor Repro DIPLOMAT jacket ,hat ebay

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