Several sketches incorporate parodies of other UK pop-culture media and/or personalities; these parody inspirations are likewise indicated on first appearance.In 2015, the series returned with a new cast in a revised format.Horrible Histories is a children's live-action historical sketch-comedy TV series based on the book series of the same name written by Terry Deary.The show ran for five series of thirteen episodes each (plus seven full-length one-off specials), between 20. Series 1 was directed by Chloe Thomas and Steve Connelly, with all future series directed by Connelly and Dominic Brigstocke. Original music was—except where noted—written by Richie Webb (music) and Dave Cohen (lyrics), with instrumentals by Webb.Others may be borrowed from Downing but are not specific enough to be marked. For an explanation of the relationship between the two texts, see the introduction. Abbreviations (for texts referred to in annotations). This term was probably largely used by Australian troops stationed in Egypt and fighting in Turkey. The term ‘ace’ was Royal Flying Corps slang for a pilot who had shot down five or more enemy aircraft. B&P suggest that journalists popularised the use of ‘Anzac’, but that British troops preferred to use the terms Aussie or digger to refer to the Australian troops. Those with the headword italicised are those added to the typescript of the glossary by hand by A. All A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Abdominal Abbreviation of ‘Abdominal thud’, or crash, which is a polite adaption of ‘Gutzer’. Attested here and in Digger Dialects but not otherwise recorded. It probably had some currency amongst the Allied Forces generally as well as within the Australian Army, as it is noted by B&P, Partridge, and Green. The etymology of the term is unclear: ‘ace’ meaning an expert was current in the United States from the late 19th century (Green), however, both F&G and B&P both see this term as originating during the war and being adapted from the ace in a deck of cards. Elting notes that American troops also picked up the use of ‘Anzac’ after 1917.
There is the original entry (errors are corrected; the original manuscript retains all spelling and grammatical idiosyncrasies); a line providing information about the word (for example, if it was generally used, if it was Australian, and so on), the first date it was recorded, and a reference to other texts that attest to the word's usage. Three A’s in a signal signifies the end of a sentence. (2) ‘Up in Annie’s Room’, facetious answer to questions as to the whereabouts of someone who cannot be found. Many of the big guns of the enemy were given such nicknames. Partridge suggests that it was used in the Services slightly before World War I, and often had a sexual connotation, implying that the person sought was with a woman. Anty Sugar – so called on account of the frequency with which ants found their way into the sugar receptacles. Anzac (1) Initial letters of Australian, New Zealand Army corps contracted.
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