Posted by ESC on July 18, 2003
In Reply to: Meaning plz? posted by kathaab afandi on July 18, 2003
: what do we mean when we say..
: 1.someone was nicknamed as a "desert rat". and...
: 2.lambasted someone a "love rat".
: thank you for your help.
You are, no doubt, talking about the slime that did the tell-all book about Diana, Princess of Wales. He's a "rat" because he is a low vermin-like creature. "Desert" because, according to an article, he was "a tank commander in the 1991 Gulf War."