The British Military Open Encyclopedia - ARRSE-Pedia. Back to British Army Rumour Service Home


From ARRSEpedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Now considered to be a derogatory term to describe those of Italian descent, originally derived from the Italian word "guappo", meaning dude or thug.

Contrary to popular belief, it is not an MLA for With Out Papers.

Also a quaint term for Wireless Operator, from the days when everything was black and white and people walked quickly.

libraryimage.jpg Find out more in the Dictionary