Field Artillery; Fuck All; Fanny Adams; Nothing; vacuity.
Equitable treatment, a fair field and no favour.
FALL TO A JOB.
To be detailed to do a piece of work.
FALL TO THE JOKE.
To be ordered to do something unpleasant. To have a joke played on one.
See "Put the Fangs in."
The hanging virgin and child of Albert Basilica. Frequently referred to as Annette Kellerman i.e. the champion Lady diver.
Disgusted and weary, surfeited, sick or tired.
A variety of Gas Helmet used early in the war.
Completely miserable; frig[g]ed, fucked, and far from home; forlorn, famished, and far from home.
A Cockney woman.
Lover, corruption of "fiancee"
To punch in the eye.
Money. From the Arabic.
Finish. From the French "FINIS."
Vin Rogue [sic] (red wine)
FLAG - think of the.
An exhortion to do one's job. Mostly used jocularly.
Synonymous with "Gutzer."
A soldier who fires rockets from the front line. Germans were frequently referred to collectively as flare kings.
To go flat-footed, is spoken of an airman without an aeroplane, or a member of the tank corps travelling on foot.
To be in difficulties. (Only applied to airmen)
An officers [sic] valise.
An aeroplane flight.
A soldier unattached to any unit, or without definite duties.
To express chargin [sic]; to sell an article.
To hit or strike. "To flop him one."
FLOWERS ON HIS GRAVE.
Fastidious; hard to please, also port holes in his coffin.
An attempt, "give it a flutter."
To be no fool, to know a thing or two, to be fly, to give it a fly, to make an attempt.
An incendiary shell.
A heavy trench-mortar shell.
A humourous reference to the Chinese Labor Corps.
An English Private.
Fly off quickly; fuck off quickly. See P.O.Q.
Very Good. A brand of preserved meat. The phonetic similarity between the first words of this name and the French "Tres Bein [sic]" caused its frequent use in place of the latter.
A scheme; a conspiracy.
A catch word satirically applied to a popularity-hunter. Corruption of "For he is a jolly good fellow."
FRESH FACES IN HELL.
Phrase used after a successful attack to indicate that many Germans had been killed.
The German, individually or collectively.
FROG - FROGGIE.
A Franc, or an oak. A Frenchman.
High degree of fright.
A Government job or similar refuge used by a shirker, especially one anxious to avoid Military Service; recess in a trench, or embankment into which a man could get for partial shelter from shell fire.
This term originated in some of the camps of Australia, where the vehicles used for scavenging and water supply purposes were made by Mr. Furphy of Shepparton, Victoria, whose name was promiently [sic] painted thereon. This and the fact of the unfounded rumors seemed as a rule, to originate among the sanitary squad, or from conversation among men visiting latrines, caused the word to be used in this way.
FURPHY-MONGER or King.
One who eagerly circulates "Furphys."