A German self-propelled gun used during World War II. It was an 88mm gun on a Panzer 4 chassis. Literally, Hummel is German for "bumblebee."
A Hummel battery was providing antiaircraft protection for that German convoy.
Two Hummels were destroyed by bazookas.
A term often used to refer to a toy or model train. Lionel is a company that has been making electric trains for over 100 years. Its name has become synonymous with model trains in America. Lionel is often used as a catch-all term for electric trains, whether they are Lionel brand or not. Most of the time, the term refers to the three-rail "O" and "O27" gauge trains. However, it can refer to any model train.
Every holiday season, John has a Lionel running under the Yule tree.
My grandfather used to have Lionels.
Among soldiers in the 1970s, there was no such thing as a sky hook. It was a fictional item used to send rookies on a wild goose chase.
"Private, go over to Charlie Battery and ask them if they can lend yo ua sky hook."
A person who is insane, mentally ill, retarded or mentally deficient.
That half-wit is a genuine Australian genius!
A derogatory term for Italians, drawn from the word "guinea."
Things were okay until those spaghettie-bending guinzoids started coming around here.
Slang term for a Zambian soldier. The term originated in the 1970s with White mercenaries in the region of Zambia, Rhodesia, Botswana, South Africa.
The Zamboons were trading mortar fire with Botswana.
A derogatory phrase to denote anything Chinese. This is a rhyming slur.
Hinky Chinky Chinaman!
That's a real hinky chinky outfit!