Weapons are very handy in games that involve shooting, so it’s nice to know that Battlefield 1 will have lots of weapons. Lots and lots. You could call it Shooty McShootface and it probably would take it as a compliment.
Anyway, as it’s the annual TC-is-completely-jet-lagged-and-a-bit-weird day, let’s not talk about weapons, lets talk about some common slang phrases that originate from the first World War. Both Blighty and Kiwi, obviously referring to the UK and New Zealand, become common parlance during the war.
Strafe, daisy cutter, shell shock, and booby trap were also born during the period,whilst souvenir found new meaning. Derived from the French word for “memory, souvenir had been in use since the 18th century. However, its use in military slang to refer to wounds, scars, shrapnel, and other permanent reminders of battle emerged during the First World War.
Anyway, here’s a video of some shooty stuff.